Anything missed out from the basic grievances for most carers ?
IGNORE THESE GUIDELINES AT YOUR PERIL !!! Despite being from the Scottish Government , the guidelines contained within are ESSENTIAL for carers coming into contact with a LA / Social Services when needing services and / or support. In particular Carer Assessments / reviews and anything under the pr...
At least one side of the House tend to agree with my view but from a different angle ?

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/po ... 70776.html

Strange bedfellows indeed ?

At least I don't snore ... honest !
I found this article rather boring but worth posting as it includes arguments from both sides as to whose to blame for the present meltdown. https://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/dec/12/social-care-spending-falling-postcode-lottery Whilst the match , watched by the lowest crowd in history , conti...
So much for social workers to work with carers for their interest ? Some may try to do but , if there is pressure to save monies being applied , one guess where the priority lies ? It is coming to the point that many carers will need an advocate with them before a carers assesstment is carried out l...
Many readers may have already picked this up given the source. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-37902038 Legal action ? As defined under the Care Act most probably. Legal aid for legal action ? Ah , that's another problem. Criteria for legal aid was tightened only earlier this year. The legal system...
Little more than a decade ago , THE CARERS LETTER ... out of CarerWatch with a little help from supporting academics / suits. https://www.carersuk.org/forum/news-and-campaigns/campaigns-petitions/carers-letter-for-mps-etc-303 2018 ... a revamp ... welcome to LORD KITCH ... the modern day equivalent ...
Fast forward to January 2017. First new food bank is set to open in half an hour's time. Town ? Take your pick. https://tse1.mm.bing.net/th?&id=OIP.Ma48bd06849dc440f2cfb92654051b1f0o0&w=299&h=237&c=0&pid=1.9&rs=0&p=0&r=0 Caption ? One policeman to another. " Bloody hell ! Even Orgreave wasn't as bad...
Worth posting as I have the word .... Hypocrisy ... in mind. http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/mps-donate-hope-not-hunger-9412093 There's captions aplenty going on this one if anyone is so inclined. Merely enjoy the thought that someday , one of these clowns will actually be needing a food bank !...
Manchester .... even hospitals are now opening food banks within their grounds. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-manchester-34668186 Whatever , it both shows vision on the part of the hospital management , and , at the same time , a clear statement that something is seriously wrong in our presen...