Personally I don't like the drip drip of comments like the one on this link, ahead of any paper being released but do feel we need be aware of what is going on out there. Tory MP and prominent Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg has said social care costs should be capped at £5,000. Mr Rees-Mogg made his rema...
Is the personalisation of social care stalling – and why are more working-age people in care homes? Senior fellow at the King's Fund, Simon Bottery, discusses significant results and surprising trends from the think-tank's recent Social Care 360 report https://www.communitycare.co.uk/2019/05/21/adu...
These issues have been going on for years. This article below is from 2016 https://corporatewatch.org/understanding-care-workers-pay-and-travel-time/ Personally I can see the situation getting worse before it gets better, if it gets better. There is far too many companies making obscene profits from...
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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