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Hello I'm new to this forum so forgive me if there are lots of posts about this already. I haven't had the chance to explore the site yet. I've joined because I'm feeling pretty desperate. My husband is in Stage 6 of Alzheimers and I've been looking after him for nearly 8 years now. His deteriorati...
The moneyadviceservice has more information on care home fees https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/www.mone ... e-care/amp
I know this is slightly off the beaten track, but I have to ask, You are a younger person who health issues aside appears to have capacity for decision making, certainly when it comes to your preferred place of care (which given your choice, would be home, not in residential) Did you or your mother...
SHELLEY_1605 wrote:
Sun Oct 20, 2019 3:23 pm
At the moment I am trying to petition the government for just that. So that all carers get free prescriptions. So please help my cause so all of us get some form of help

https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/277486
Signed!
Hello, Fellow MND Carer :) I care for my Gran, who was diagnosed with MND in March this year (though displayed symptoms for a year before that). It is so hard, not just for the MND sufferer, but for their 'main' carer, too. You absolutely have to take care of your emotional wellbeing so the carer's...
Does anyone have any self-care tips when caring takes a toll on you? :( Eat, drink and sleep properly. Spend time away from your caree, doing something that you want to do, every day preferably. Remember, "It's only a phase": that was our mantra when bringing up our son, and it applies equally with...
Hello I’m not really sure how to start. I’ve been caring for my mother who sadly suffered a major stroke in 2013. I was 22. I’m now 29 and need to get some advice about what to do in the long run. ( My father passed away whiten I was 4 years old ) She has a carer who she mostly refuses to get up fo...
Hello I’m not really sure how to start. My father passed away whiten I was 4. I’ve been caring for my mother who sadly suffered a major stroke in 2013. I was 22. I’m now 29 and need to get some advice about what to do in the long run. She has a carer who she mostly refuses to get up for. I Work par...
A few of my carees live in supported housing, there's a few charitys in Yorkshire who buy or are given houses through wills etc. They then split up the house into rooms e.g 5 bedroom house 5 rooms for people to live in, then a communal lounge kitchen etc. A support worker is provided for so many ho...
This is a website I found useful in the past

https://www.orthoticshop.com/

Maybe you could look at grants for disabled clothing etc.