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Norman Laud Respite Needs your Signature

Please sign this hugely important petition to help rescue Norman Laud Respite Centre it is such a crucial place for many disabled people and their families, not to mention the livelihoods of the ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Disabled people - 16 Nov 2020

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Respite guidance

Hi there, Hope all are keeping well and safe. I wondered if I am able to get some advice. I will soon be getting my flat adapted to accommodate my wheelchair. It is major works that will be taking ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Disabled people - 12 Aug 2020

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Respite support for children

Hi. I am trying to get some respite care for my 11 year old son who has autism. My son's dad and I are separated and he's left me to basically do everything myself and I'm finding it so tough. Does ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Parents and carers - 26 Jun 2020

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Respite

I care for my grand-daughter who has ASD. She is 13 years old. I need someone to care for her her so that I can visit an elderly relative who lives abroad. Has any one any advice on how I can get ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Parents and carers - 8 Sep 2016

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Respite

Hi Community I have been a fulltime carer for 18 years and know how hard it is to get a break .. If anyone is interested in receiving respite for their youngster in a family country enviroment with ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Parents and carers - 18 Nov 2018

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Hi, new here

Hi I’m Deresha, recently widowed mum/teacher/full time carer to a child who is ventilator dependent via tracheostomy. He is also deaf, autistic (pathway to diagnosis), developmentally delayed, and ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Welcomes and introductions - 29 Sep 2020

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Respite money?

I’m just wondering what the criteria are to receive respite funding - either for me, or my carer, or both - and if anyone knows whether I am likely to be eligible based on the following information? ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Disabled people - 1 Jan 2020

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No respite

Our son is 47, cerebral palsy from birth, we are late 60s now. We have enjoyed respite care for many years but an episode at the only respite care home on offer two years ago led to a hospital stay, ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Parents and carers - 12 Dec 2018

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Respite care.

Adult social care have granted 6 weeks per year respite care. So when I need to have a break I can get my husband into a care home: What we would like to know, the social services told me that if a ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Disabled people - 22 Apr 2016

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respite fund

There was a chat about this recently and I said I get it with my Direct Payments. Just been told the rules have changed..in a way I cannot believe! I used it to pay for me and a carer to take short ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Coffee lounge - 15 Nov 2019

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