Rosemary I am so thinking of you. Remember it well, not sure I will ever forget. Don't forget, A managed need is still a need! 'Managed needs' seem to be the buzzwords. Likewise you are in my thoughts a lot too. Your journey was so long and you have been, and still are, an inspiration to so many me...
I have 2 x reviews coming up for CHC. 1 for hubby and 1 for brother. Will keep you posted

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Staff at my MPs office helped me re my brothers. Lucky for us it went okay.

He will be due a review soon, which seems pointless as his disabilities since birth will not have improved one iota.

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UC claimants risk losing out when helped by Citizens Advice Claimants who seek help from Citizens Advice to make a claim for universal credit (UC) risk losing out because their date of claim will not be protected, an MSP has warned. Glasgow City Council has warned of further ways in which claimants...
Letters to the Guardian Abuse in care sector is already well documented Sara Ryan, Deborah Coles and Mark Neary say systemic change is needed to protect vulnerable people in institutions Letters Mon 3 Jun 2019 17.31 BST We applaud your editorial (31 May) focusing on the abuse of learning-disabled pe...
Ask and ye shall receive :P
I have registered to attend their event to be held in Newcastle.

if anyone else interested
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-next ... 1577655425

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I haven't but my cousin has. It took yrs to complete and I attended some of the meetings with her, as well as the inquest. That was an experience in itself. The outcome was in her favour, but the issue she fought for was that someone be held to account for her hubbys treatment and then death.

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Copy of checklist can be found on this link
https://www.gov.uk/government/publicati ... -checklist

This is 1st stage, and only if there is a 'positive' outcome does it go further for the full assessment.

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I wouldn't merge them Rosemary, different readers are attracted to different threads/ different headings. Very interesting Chris, thanks for that. Somerset is the bottom 10 ... (How come council tax in those London boroughs is so much lower?) Melly1 No problem. As I hadn't had time to follow all th...