personal budgets

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    Funding care fees when husband won't contirbute

    Hello, I wonder if anyone can help please? I have POA for finance and property for my grandmother who has been in a care home due to Alzheimers for almost 2 years. We never chose the home, she was placed there by social services after being sectioned. It was outside her area, but the only one...
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    3rd party top up fees and LPA

    Hello. This is my first post here. My mum has dementia and has been in a care home for 2 years. She's been self funding but has just dropped below the financial threshold so will receive local authority support. I've agreed to fund the top up payments but only because I was told by her social...
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    Social Care Assessment and Personal budgets

    Hello everyone Today I am at my wits end. Last night I arrived after work to find mum had lipstick in her hair. Having dealt with that, I found her clean and dried underwear looking decidedly orange on top of the freezer. She infomred me she'd dried it in the oven! I tried explaining how...
  4. lacey1962

    carers grant

    Hi Mum has had a reassessment due to her deteriorating today. The Direct payments are being re assessed and more help on the way (hopefully) and the social worker has indicated that I am eligible for a carers one off grant and also due to having low savings may be able to get a carers personal...