Almost needless to add , the main MENTAL HEALTH MELTDOWN thread and a report from the King's Fund : https://www.carersuk.org/forum/specific-disabilities-conditions/mental-health/mental-health-services-under-resourced-yes-suicide-prevention-minister-and-related-reports-covering-the-meltdown-34595 htt...
Are you aware of NHS Continuing Healthcare?


Just in case it's needed ... the main thread :

https://www.carersuk.org/forum/support- ... read-35998
Plenty of text book type answers via an Internet search. Most relevant ? Guidance given to gps : https://www.gponline.com/consultation-skills-consulting-bereaved-patient/article/1058327 In the real world , it is , literally , everyone for themselves ... unless they have , by chance , a caring gp ?
Interlocks with two other ongoing threads : Council spending on B&Bs for homeless families up 780% in a decade, figures show. Campaigners warn families " Paying ultimate price for successive governments’ failure to build social homes " as figures show local authorities forced to spend £93.3 million...
I thought convector heaters were supposed to be cheap to run (relatively speaking)? [/i] Operative word being THOUGHT ? Perhaps ... when tariffs were a lot lower when mine came off the production line in 1998 ? According to the instruction manual , should be kept on 24 / 7 ... and only use the dial...
Calls for government to fix social care " Crisis " in Notts. Politicians from all parties have called on the Government to do more to provide a long-term plan for adult social care in Nottinghamshire. [/size][/b] The issue was debated during a meeting of the county council on Thursday (October 10) ...
Have some sympathy for us poor b.t.l. tenants who have no real option other than to bring in outside heaters. Very shortly , and facing west , I will see the sun for three hours a day ... over four months ... on the rare days there's no cloud cover. Electric storage heaters ... with stones in them ....
Plenty on Twitter ... albeit somewhat one sided : https://twitter.com/CarersUK?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor And ... welcome Ang to an extremely quiet forum as I type. I hope you'll find plenty on the forum to get you thinking ... not much in the way of rose tinted present d...
SHELTER ?

https://www.shelter.org.uk/

( They do work both sides of the fence. )
Britain's worst-off pensioners receive thousands of pounds less in state support than the richest, study finds, Poorest fifth of pensioners receive £7,600 a year on average in state support. That figure tops £10,000 a year for all their richer peer groups. And it soars to £11,700 for the second-ric...