During the month of February the CQC gave out the following information via Press Releases:
Two thirds of applicants for new disability benefit the Personal Independence Payment (PIP) have been turned down, the first official government statistics reveal.
While over 99% of claims made for people with terminal illnesses were successful, figures reveal only 37% of standard PIP claims were granted a cash contribution towards the extra costs associated with a long-term health condition or disability.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has received on average 30,000 claims per month for PIP, which was introduced for new claims in April.
Answer : take a look at the website of AVH, Adapted Vehicle Hire at: www.adaptedvehiclehire.com
The site has other information and lists itself as an online resource for the disabled motorist.
One live-in care worker was interviewed this week and one additional care worker placed on our Register.
Office staff were given a training session on Fire Extinguishers.
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Rewardingly, three requests for our live-in care worker information packs last week came as a result of recommendations.
Coca Cola was originally intended as a medicine.
For the last twenty years we have provided a live-in care worker package to Fergus in his own home. During this long period Fergus has had several regular rosters of care workers and this continues.
The live-in care worker who is with Fergus as this profile is written was first introduced to him in 2005. The live-in care worker taking over at the end of this week was first introduced to Fergus in 2008.
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Angela Gifford, Director
Able Community Care Ltd.
Telephone 01603 764567