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You need to make a phone call to your Local Authority because Mum is 65 possibly the older peoples team. Just say you want to make an urgent referral of an assessment of her needs.

https://www.gov.uk/apply-needs-assessme ... l-services

Use this link.
Hi Graham & welcome Yes, you have a lot on your plate and certainly can't manage all this on your own. Has Mum had an needs assessment and you a carers assessment. https://www.carersuk.org/help-and-advice/practical-support/getting-care-and-support/needs-assessment https://www.carersuk.org/help-and-a...
Well I've already waited for four extra years longer and have another two more to go. And I can see nothing will change in the next two years.

I have been campaigning as a Waspi since by 58th birthday.
Thanks for posting I will tune in.
Check your thyroid function and iron levels as these also can effect mood and physical issues. And vitamins deficiency many G.P's give carers antidepressants instead of eliminating or checking for other causes. Or these checks are just a simple blood test. These are often missed and carers are told ...
Hello & welcome Karen https://www.carersuk.org/help-and-advice/financial-support/help-with-benefits/carers-allowance From the above link ... At the moment, the earnings threshold is set at £128 (2021/22) per week after deductions. If you are even just £1 over this limit, it’s possible to lose 100% o...
Physio is now usually a self referral form to the local physio dept. Always state your are a carer as this can sometimes helps with your referral time/s. Additionally, there is a limit of times this service is available. But again sometimes carers are offered more sessions. It's possible with not wa...
Hi & welcome Arlene https://www.challengingbehaviour.org.uk/ https://www.challengingbehaviour.org.uk/information-and-guidance/ Your niece regardless of her age and disabilities should not be hurting you! Your niece must of had a children's social worker and her case should have been transferred to a...
https://www.which.co.uk/money/pensions-and-retirement/state-pension/can-i-top-up-my-state-pension-an0q09p37nsj You can purchase certain years (you should be offed that information by the DWP). But make sure what your purchase will return you a good rate. Sometimes it's not worth purchasing. There we...
Some local pharmacies are better informed on carers right to a free flu jab. Some surgeries still are late is allowing carers access to their flu jab. I had my flu jab at my local chemist three weeks before my G.P. offered it to me. The flu vaccination can take several weeks. For antibodies to devel...