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What benefits if in residential care?

I'm currently trying to find out exactly what benefits someone (young disabled adult) would still be able to claim if they moved into a supported living type residential setting, funded by NHS CHC. ...

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Is there anywhere in Berkshire where I can pay for residential/day care for our disabled daughter?

Interesting to hear about respite support being taken away . Whilst our EHCP indicated respite care I was informed later that it was given in error. This was really frustrating given our requirement ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Parents, carers and disabled parents - 25 Jul 2021

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Unfair charging policies by Councils for non-residential care ....

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Events, research and opportunities - 4 Mar 2021

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Hi, my name is andersf! Ranting about loss of respite care

Just found out that the residential home at my son's school is closing so our respite care package is stopping feeling cross, frustrated and upset and abandoned! H has very complex physical, mental ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Parents, carers and disabled parents - 18 May 2021

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Moving into residential care

My older brother has Down’s Syndrome and has always lived at home with my parents. Now they are in their eighties, they are finding it harder to cope, so he is going to stay in a group home 5 days a ...

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Residential care home for young adults

I am wondering if anyone knows any residential care homes for young adults with multiple and profound disabilities. Looking for a lovely placement for my 18 yr old son. Is a wheelchair user. We are in ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Housing and independent living - 17 Apr 2018

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Complaining about a residential care home. - Help Scope provide information and advice

Hi everyone, Scope information and advice team are looking to speak to people who live in a residential care home and have experienced unacceptable treatment. We will speak to you for roughly an ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Events, research and opportunities - 1 Jul 2020

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DLA Mobility Component in Residential Care if Joint Funded by Health and Social Services?

The person lives in residential care. He has retained an underlying entitlement to DLA care and mobility at the highest rate but they have not been payable because he has been CHC funded. His funding ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in PIP, DLA and AA - 4 Jul 2019

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ESA Underpayment when in CHC funded Residential Care?

I have just joined the group and already found lots of useful information on the ESA underpayments. Thank you. I am appointee for a relative and, like many others have recently received the ESA3(IBR) ...

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My son has been told he'll now have to claim UC. Can he not stay on ESA and claim HB?

Hi. My son has been under mental health Act since 2013 and is currently due to leave residential care to live independently. Whilst in care he was only entitled to ESA. No SDP or living element of ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Universal Credit - 29 Mar 2021

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