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Have you every considered a respite placement in a Mencap supported housing. They are really good at all types of behaviours. Doing a respite placement get a person ready for moving on full time. It will take a lot of work at the start but perseverance will pay off. I've know many families with much...
Hello & Welcome Christine Condolences for the loss of your partner. https://www.carersuk.org/help-and-advice/practical-support/when-caring-ends/life-after-caring There should be a local carers group in your area. These groups also support former carers. Some people take on a volunteer position where...
Hi Rose & Welcome

There is a long term member on the forum who lives in your area of the country. I'm sure they will be along to help.
Have you had any contact with Mind UK.

https://www.mind.org.uk/information-sup ... 123%203393
Hello & Welcome Martin

The go to people for this is

https://england.shelter.org.uk/housing_advice

https://england.shelter.org.uk/get_help

Do I gather the extra bedroom is for care staff to use.
Hello & Welcome Ben You do have a lot on your plate. Sorry to read of Mum's issues. We are not totally responsible for others that is why we have organisations that help with care needs. Cleaning agencies sitting agencies etc etc. You have a right to live your own life and have experiences unique to...
Hi & welcome Joanne What ever you receive means tested or not has to be declared when applying for housing benefit. When you claim carers allowance it can also effect the person you care for benefits. https://www.gov.uk/carers-allowance/effect-on-other-benefits https://www.carersuk.org/help-and-advi...
Hi Julia Housing associations all have their own criteria but are generally the same questions etc. It would help your applications if your husband has a social worker or O/T and/or the G.P. suggests the health benefits of moving property etc. What part of the country do you want to live. Do you req...
Hello and welcome Peter I'm sorry to read you missed out on carers allowance. And my condolences for your Parents. If you had of been connected to a local carers group I sure all what you would have be entitled too would have been replayed. I do advice new carers to link up to local carers groups wh...
Condolences for your lost of Mum Many carers groups help x carers and run separate sessions for people. Likewise you caring experiences and knowledge would be invaluable to other carers. Take a lot of time out relax just think of yourself. Catch up with old friends there is no rush. This is your tim...
Stop worrying what everyone thinks of you!! Your situation is unique to you and your family. Other people are not living your life. What you think others are saying or thinking will not stop what is happening. Only you can make these changes. I do think you need to delegate more to others even if yo...