Jeremy Hunt extends his brief to include social care
Hunt could now end up serving a longer stint as health secretary than Aneurin Bevan, after he rejected a move to business and instead took on more responsibility for social care.
‘Shambolic’, ‘disarray’, and ‘night of the blunt stiletto’: not quite the headlines Theresa May would have been hoping for after reshuffling her cabinet.
read in full https://www.theguardian.com/politics/20 ... -reshuffle
There is some relevant info on this link
https://www.carersuk.org/news-and-campa ... interviews

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Contact the council that made the parking bay and ask if it is 'advisory' or 'mandatory'. You need know this before moving forward. Does your dads neighbours use a blue badge too? A disabled bay road marking may be ‘advisory’ or ‘mandatory’. •An advisory disabled bay road marking is not enforceable ...
People suffering from the most severe health conditions or disabilities will no longer be routinely reassessed to continue receiving ESA and UC. Coming into effect from today (29 September 2017), claimants in the Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) support group and Universal Credit (UC) recipie...
Hi Chris, Well found re this letter. Seems like yesterday when Cheryl and Cathy ( Pysie ) worked on it. It was received well among carer circles and some supporters but unfortunately not by those with power to bring about change. When you look back even one of IDS 'reports' suggested raising level o...
Thanks for sharing that Mary

I have been fascinated myself in the past regarding some of the terminology used on death certificates.

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Bit by bit, the abuse of disabled people in the UK is being normalised. Talk of a human catastrophe in this country is in no way exaggerated It’s often said that the mark of a civilised society is how it treats its most vulnerable citizens in times of austerity. And in the past week, Britain has ha...
I understand perfectly where you are coming from with this Rachel as just been through exact same thing a few weeks ago. Calls we had were getting later and later. However, the service is there to suit yourselves NOT the company so if time slots they are doing are not working, tell them so. They can...
I have her name down for a place at a nursing home rather than a care home now because I think that will suit her better. They have no places and i haven't actually found a home that does have places around here. Has the hospital mentioned anything too about your mam possibly being in a nursing hom...