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Oh dear,
That post of mine was supposed to be light hearted.
I apologise if it upset anyone.
It wasnt meant to do so.
Oh, forgot to mention, he doesnt know I know he has booked a holiday.
It's a wind-up, right?
On a lighter note.... Gerry, if i changed the locks , Age concern could in theory prosecute me for neglect or something , as my husband is over 60 and classed as an elderly citizen. Therefore i am in effect, his carer too as i am under 60 . I wont/cant /couldnt do that. Why does the victim always t...
And, the main thing I have come up with is that as long as the gov doesnt recognise and pay us family carers a fair wage for a fair days 'work' for doing what we do..... nobody else will either. Only when the gov accepts that us family carers are on an equal par with paid care workers will the gen ...
<t>I think the issue here is a break for both of you, together.<br/> <br/> The only thing I look forward to is a holiday away from caring WITH MY WIFE.<br/> <br/> I don't want to criticize your husband or you becuase I know how he and you feel, but to my mind he should be thinking about both of you ...
<t>Speaking of taking things literally. We went into a Little Chef with our aspergers son. Unfortutatley the chef was rather a large man. My son said to him in all innocence and honesty, "You're not a little chef are you?"<br/> <br/> Obviously as it was a Little Chef we visited, that's what he expec...
Thanks for all your good wishes. Finally I have found somewhere that I can be understood. Gerry. Yeah great int it http://www.carersuk.org/images/icon_lol.gif http://www.carersuk.org/images/icon_lol.gif http://www.carersuk.org/images/icon_lol.gif Honestly, it is. I get so frustrated trying to tell ...
<t>What surprises me more than anything else is that while the credentials of all these people are in no doubt, but why many of us on here seem to be no better off.<br/> <br/> I gave up work to care for my son. I was earning over £2500 per month. Now I get £202.20 carers allowance. I can't for...
Thanks for all your good wishes.

Finally I have found somewhere that I can be understood.

Gerry.
Hi Hall,

From one noob to another, welcome to the forum.

There is always someone who will listen on here.

Here's wishing you and your wife well.

Gerry.
<t>Well, I have asked for an application form for my wife. She is studying for a PhD in social policy, has two disabled sons (Whom I care for), has had a wealth of experience with Barnados, parents link and her thesis is on the subject of "The participation of parents with disabled children in servi...