Janet ... Work Capacity Assessments ... Disability Rights guide ... quite detailed ... including how to challenge : Close the pop up window ... bottom right , blue cross. https://www.disabilityrightsuk.org/work-capability-assessment Will give the background , and future expectations , to each " Degr...
None of which any concern for CareRooms ... they take their 50% upfront ... leaving any " Problems " for the host landlord. Easy money ... even more so with any tax breaks and / or being washed offshore to " Minimise " any tax. Test case ... Claimant v. Landlord ... dismissed , a landlord cannot be ...
Chicken / egg ? Formulate , have volunteers in place , possible trial for a few weeks ... then approach local SS. Main condition for them being ... cost , and can we actually save money ... anything else will be secondary. If " We're on board " , fine. If not , carry on ... no time lost waiting for ...
Hi Mary. An article from the Guardian ... 22 February 2017 ... this very issue : https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/feb/22/disabled-children-in-england-finding-it-increasingly-hard-to-access-council-care May be of assistance if producing a report at the end of your endeavours. Affordable respi...
Unclaimed benefits ? Age UK ... latest ... £ 3.5 Billion ... and change : https://www.ageuk.org.uk/torbay/news--campaigns/unclaimed_benefits/ Nearly three million over-65s – that’s one in four – are struggling financially, according to new research for Age UK*, despite an estimated £3.5 billion in P...
Follow the money ? Snippet from similar article in today's Morning Star : Concerns were raised over the involvement of Mike Bewick, who acts as an unpaid adviser to CareRooms and is also the chair of the Mid and South Essex Sustainability and Transformation Partnership, charged with implementing NHS...
Worth including under this heading ... oh dear , Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea ... in the news again ? https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2017/oct/25/london-buy-to-leave-fines-kensington-chelsea Buy to leave: profits dwarf 'meaningless' fines for London investors Accidentally leaked data i...
Sadly , only those reading this thread REALLY care. For those inside the NHS / Social Care , it's a job ... sometimes with " Unfortunate " consequencies. Therein lies the true state of affairs. Suffice to say , not uncommon ... as for the unfortunate uncle and his wife ... victims of the system that...
A silver lining ... of sorts ... in a very dark cloud ?

We should always be thankfull for small ... mercies ?

Perhaps imitation silver lining more apt when it comes to " Joe Public ? "
Hi Alicia ... definately one for the Advice Team , link below ... some guidance also available on another thread , listed below the first : https://www.carersuk.org/forum/support-and-advice/new-to-the-forum/upfront-carers-uk-adviceline-and-useful-numbers-24228 https://www.carersuk.org/forum/support-...