I'm with Scally on this: he chose that with care, and clearly the cost was not the issue. If he'd found the right thing at £20 he'd have got it - it had to be right.

And it clearly was...
Sajehar, don't be pushed. Do what's right for you.

And yes, he was almost certainly testing the waters. But I found "that's my girl" more telling.

Trouble is we're all suckers for romance and get carried away sometimes. Enjoy.
M69 from Leicester to the M6, M42, M5 down to Devon. Get off at Jct 27: I know we're on the best bit, driving on the A361, all hills with glorious views of North Devon. Which I'll be driving down in about 28 hours...give or take...with a decent selection of rock music, with an occasional smattering ...
The only real test of a care worker is to see them at work. Mencap obviously had no idea what she was like but they have suspended her immediately and frankly this looks like a sacking in waiting.

No amount of training will change that attitude.
She was your mum. And she was still being your mum when she let you sleep. She wasn't frightened, she was at peace. Hard to accept because you wanted to be there for her, but it seems pretty clear that she had her own ideas about it.
There are ways to limit the damage - as Jenny says - but the difficulty is that it needs to be done with the help of someone with the right legal background so that there are no loopholes for the councils to dive into. That means there's an upfront cost, but overall it's a worthwhile saving if you c...
Spot on, Scally.

By golly, she's training him well....
:lol: :lol: Scally...
While chicken pox is contagious, shingles isn't. It's a reactivation of the chicken pox virus that you're never fully clear of, and usually comes up when you're under the weather, exhausted and/or stressed out - basically, run down. I think caring for two people probably qualifies as "all of the abo...
I'm not sure it's ever that easy, Scally. However, the law has to go some way to sorting itself out and that will need more action from politicians and lawyers to prevent the ridiculous situation where a Motor Neurone Disease sufferer can't be assisted to die and so dies gasping for air, but someone...