Sally's Mother was diagnosed with dementia in 2009 and died in 2012. The book chronicles her experiences and the agony’s suffered watching her Mother’s journey with the disease.
Leicester City Council is seeking foster carers for elderly people.
Families will be asked if they will take an elderly person into their home and they will be paid £224.00pw. Any modifications to the home which are necessary will be paid for by the Council.
(BBC: News Leicester)
The Institute of Advanced Motorists has found that a person’s driving prowess should be based on their ability to drive not on their age. The charity found that usually older drivers drove at safer speeds and left greater space between them and other vehicles. Only 5% of drivers over the age of 65 have points on their licence.
There are over 7 million drivers in the UK over the age of 65 which equates to 19% of all drivers. 195 people over 100 years are still driving.
Age UK have published a guide entitled "Driving Seat" which gives information about renewing a licence, declaring health conditions, etc. and can be downloaded from their website here: www.ageuk.org.uk/documents/en-gb/information-guides/ageukig44_in_the_driving_seat_inf.pdf
Answer : Yes, there is no VAT charged on specialist clothing items or mastectomy breast forms that are supplied to an individual for their own use.
For further details refer to: HMRC VAT notice 701/7
The most common reasons given by bogus callers are:
Monitoring visits have taken place in Norfolk and Greater Manchester.
A new post has commenced in Lancashire for a gentleman in his 70’s who requires support as a result of his epilepsy. Care Manager is Julie and the weekly wage is £550.00 inc.
"You don’t get older, you get better."
"I can only assumer that it is largely due to the accumulation of toasts to my health over the years that I am still enjoying a fairly satisfactory state of health and have reached such an unexpectedly great age."
The Duke of Edinburgh at the age of 80.
Evelyn is a lady of order and likes her routines to be kept to. Food is one of her pleasures, in the way it is cooked and presented.
Evelyn has several live-in carers who return to her, the first one of whom joined her rota in 2010.
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Angela Gifford, Director
Able Community Care Ltd.
Telephone 01603 764567