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I was discussing this today with a friend at lunchtime. I have not been paying close attention but this is a issue that could potentially affect my LB (little brother) when he is a adult. I have no idea what to do either. It ...
Hello and welcome! This is a really huge decision to make. Make sure that you fully trust the care ... Pay attention to your gut impression. What does it say? Note down pros and cons of each carer. Invite them over for a trial session to see just how good they are at actually working ...
Hi Wendy, In answer to your question, I think your options are to go through an agency or to find someone you know or by advertising to deliver the care. Are you going to be self-funding or using direct payments? However; Your husband ...
Hello there, My husband will be coming home soon having suffered a stroke. I can do a fair bit of caring myself, but would very much like to employ somebody during the day to give me a break, give him someone else to talk to and to ...
A long-running battle over care-workers' pay will reach the Supreme Court on Wednesday . https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-51446151 Been following this one since first announced in 2017. It affects several people I know from ...
Alan, they are FRAUDULENTLY claiming to have done something when they haven't.

The issue of mileage has been addressed in recent years, it was made clear that travelling time should be paid for by the care agency employing the carers.
Thanks for your reply. In relation to paying for someone ... professional? [/i][/b] Can you expound upon this ? Employing a carer ? Directly ... or through an agency ? LA providing one and ...
Not at all , Paul. Employing family members to care comes with those benefits ... a family / kinship carer receives none of them. That's the context I was using ... as an example ...
Thanks Paul. So , said family member is an employee ... enjoying ALL the benefits of Employment ... Allowance , possibly other benefits as would other workers ? As other readers will see , employing a family member under the same roof ... how can one police it ?? however in exceptional ...
we now have a direct payment where we employ family to look after my wife [/i] Paul ... care to expand ... If employing family members under all the terms and conditions of Employment Law , not a problem.