Examples of DRE DRE can include the following but not only:  extra washing or special washing powder/conditioner for delicate skin  community alarms (pendant or wrist)  special diet  special clothing or footwear (or extra wear and tear)  additional bedding  extra heating costs  gardening hou...
They may as well just release it now so a real consultation can take place now among those it will affect now and prepare others for the future. Can you remember yrs ago the idea of passing all DLA/AA to local councils? Wonder if something similar will be suggested. As more people claim Universal Cr...
CARE CHAOS Social care shake-up delayed again after row over who will pay for new system Matt Hancock has had to shelve plans for a new system of social care for at least five months Sources claim a bitter funding stand-off mean the Social Care Green Paper will not now be published until the Spendi...
In meantime have a read of this from CUK info pages -

https://www.carersuk.org/help-and-advic ... sal-credit

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Also check with housing association if they have any suitable properties that would meet his needs, or that can be adapted. As much as you love your son and want what is best for him, please please make sure that if you do bring him home that all adaptations are made beforehand, also that the correc...
Locally our MH services have been cut to the bone. So many different consultations on the go here too, and yet many interconnect.

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Chris From The Gulag wrote:
Thu May 16, 2019 9:38 pm
Confirms what was posted in a previous thread :

https://www.carersuk.org/forum/support- ... ties-34101
Have merged them. Thanks for pointing out the original topic

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It has been confirmed that changes to the eligibility criteria for the Blue Badge scheme will come into effect on 30th August 2019. Following a consultation in 2018 the government announced that it will be extending the Blue Badge eligibility criteria to include people with ‘hidden disabilities’ su...
The hospital your brother is in may have a PALS service The Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) offers confidential advice, support and information on health-related matters. They provide a point of contact for patients, their families and their carers. You can find officers from PALS in your ...