bowlingbun wrote:
Sun Nov 19, 2017 7:09 pm
In Hampshire they have to use the clients phone to ring a free number when they arrive and leave. Ask the county to arrange this for you.
S's new agency support before college uses this system too.

Melly1
Hi Tricia, Welcome to the forum. I suggest your sister looks here https://www.carersuk.org/upfront/ at the Upfront guide as it's designed for those new to caring. Please note the advice line is open on Mondays and Tuesdays only. Carers UK Adviceline You can talk to us two days a week, no matter wher...
Jenny, " compliant/ non compliant," are terms used to describe care services by CQC, when they are inspected. I think professionals forget that families and friends caring for loved ones are doing so in their own homes and that the terminology of inspection is not appropriate. I once had an email fr...
Mrs A, I hope she isn't representational of most geriatric nurses?!
I wonder if SHE would use HER hard earned wages to pay for an elderly relative to go into a care home? I also wonder how she'd feel if her relatives put her in a home without consulting her first?

Melly1
Hi Butterfly,
There is info on care plans here https://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/social-ca ... plans.aspx

Melly1
Anyone watching this second series?

Melly1
(((Pet)))) definitely final straw. Hope the release has done you good. As BB says, be kind to yourself.

Melly1
Sorry David,
This is out of my experience.
I hope the MH midwife is able to understand, advise and support you both.

Keep calm and strong,

Melly1

PS S is needle phobic, I insist we use EMLA cream and distraction techniques, when a needle is unavoidable.
susieq wrote:
Sat Nov 11, 2017 11:28 am
Hopefully the author never finds himself in the position of having a relative living in a sub-standard Care Home !
Indeed, because if he did ...

Virtually all the comments under the article are critical of the the article/ author

Melly1
This was done on jprosilver.