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<t>My daughter is 25 and receipt of direct payments she pays £95 per mth towards this she gets 10hrs a week this was put in place instead of respite as she was happy in respite she still lives at home she gets high care and high mobility so l take it its means tested what l don't get is that respite...
Thank you meg l am getting there as l said before worse off than me but Lisa is a bit better today so just take one day at a time learning to ignore bad days and enjoy good ones hope you are well

Thanks again for your kind thoughts
Jean
Ye it has been hard but lve got there but it has had a long lasting effect on me but there is worse off than me and as long as my daughter is happy lm happy l just strive to keep her well and happy thank you for your kind words
take care
<t>It has been hard but getting over it now wasnt pleasant but l got through it and the worse is over Lisa still isn't good her walking has got worse and she is in a lot of pain so she is having more and more days off centre but on the whole she is happy she just accepts it my sister is putting weig...
<t>Than for your reply the last year has been really awful Lisa was ill and l had to go to court for over payment of carers allowance because of private pension now paying it all back another six mths and it will soon be over my brother-inlaw passed away and my sister was so il she was down to 3st a...
<t>I must be a Lurker as you call it and its not down to not wanting to talk l used to post quite often but didn't always get an answer so felt l was boring people as l care for my daughter she is all l have to talk about not a lot going on in my life to be of any interest not everyone feels free en...
<t>l will be cancelling my daughter,s DPs as her needs are just not being met social work make the rules to suit themselves l choose direct payments as respite wasnt working social worker said that although my daughter has both physical and learning disability (Autism and Cerebral palsy she would pu...
<t>l take your point Excaliber no we wont be hear for ever and l try and let go as much as possible and l know the more l do the less social work will have to put in place hence the reason for going for direct payments in first place for my daughter to be able to live with other people but at the mo...
<t>l am just going to cancel it as l dont see the point one worker has athritis in her hands so cant push wheelchair the other cant take her swimming which l especially asked for cos she doesnt like water then they cancel with one days notice cos somone is off sick and l wouldnt really ask family as...
<t>my daughter is in receipt of direct payments but l am thinking of cancelling it she has Autism and Cerebral palsy she 10hrs per week but they are not doing anything l cant do with her and then they moan about pushing wheelchair l push it every day for nothing (don get carers due to works pension)...