However in a recent report the Local Government Association advised that central Government has massively underestimated the costs involved. The Chairman of the LGA, Sir Merrick Cockell said the scheme would risk bankrupting councils if the take up was too high. (Government models assumed that 50% of people who would take a loan would live less than one year with a further 25% living less than two years).
Three Paralympic sports - wheelchair fencing, goal ball and five-a-side football have had their Olympic funding withdrawn. The withdrawal is based on the premise that there is little chance of a medal being won in these sports by 2020. There is a right to appeal until March of this year.
Most councils in England are paying less than the industry recommended minimum for personal home care, a BBC investigation suggests.
The data was obtained under the Freedom of Information Act which showed that just 4 councils out of 101 paid more than the recommended UKHCA hourly rate of £15.19.
Answer : You can make a Living Will which can have two sections: An Advanced Statement and An Advanced Decision. This will allow you to make known your wishes, not only on any treatment you do or do not want to receive, but where you would like to be cared for and how. On the Which? Consumers Association's website, the following page clearly explains a Living Will: www.which.co.uk/money/retirement/guides/writing-a-will/living-wills-explained
A new live–in care worker has been placed on the Register.
A presentation on ‘Community Care 1601-2014’ was given to a group of retired teachers in Suffolk.
NHS Continuing Care funding is obtained by some of our clients. This funding scheme regularly comes up for review and we continue to help our clients prepare for their re-assessment.
Alzheimer’s disease was first described by German psychiatrist and neuropathologist Alois Alzheimer in 1906 and was named after him.
Felicity has good family support and in early 2012 Able Community Care was asked if we would provide regular, live-in respite care. Since then this has taken place over several periods of time and two live-in carers have been introduced into Felicity’s home.
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Angela Gifford, Director
Able Community Care Ltd.
Telephone 01603 764567