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Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends - part 2

Posted: 06/04/2016 at 18:45

Lyn, that's what you've all been paying your Council Tax, Income Tax and National Insurance contributions for all these years - to pay for the help when you need it. 

Nothing to do with the claiming culture.  It's just as much your entitlement as your State Pension - you claim that surely? 

If you listen to the Archers ....

Posted: 06/04/2016 at 18:40

Fairy    ((huge hugs)) 

new neighbours, thoughtless people, no more sun in the sunny bed

Posted: 06/04/2016 at 18:36
nin wrote (see)

Thanks all 

What can you do , ..............................

......sell at a huge profit and move to the middle of know where somewhere in east anglia. Which is my dream.

People are nicer the further you get away from london

People are particularly nice in East Anglia

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 06/04/2016 at 18:23

Well, supper was very nice Fairy .......  a roast chicken would've been nicer ......... but I'd have wanted to eat the crispy skin and have roasties and bread sauce too, and I don't think they're good for my cholesterol level

Fairygirl wrote (see)

GWRS - it was summat to do with the amount of posts...I've forgotten now........


Trying to speed up the loading of the site/threads GWRS - it's happening with other very long threads too.  Welcome back

Draughty louvres

Posted: 06/04/2016 at 16:57

I don't have a greenhouse, but a friend recommends one set of louvres at floor level, and another set on the opposite wall at head height, both with automatic openers. 

Perhaps your louvres are on the side which gets the prevailing wind? 

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends - part 2

Posted: 06/04/2016 at 16:48

But he should have been getting AA for ages ...


Posted: 06/04/2016 at 16:46

It is also worth considering the type of plants being grown - if they're hardy perennials they don't need to be in the warm. 

Too much warmth and not enough light will cause the seedlings to become etiolated and drawn and that is why the stems are too weak and they flop over.

If you listen to the Archers ....

Posted: 06/04/2016 at 16:43

As I see it, the point of the story is to persuade people in similar situations to leave before it gets to this point

If you listen to the Archers ....

Posted: 06/04/2016 at 16:41

I think the point is that she was going to leave - she hadn't planned to  stab him - but then he threatened her young son Henry and she panicked ...

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends - part 2

Posted: 06/04/2016 at 16:37
Lyn wrote (see)
Don't get me wrong, folks, I am aware of what SHOULD be, but that's not the same thing.
anyway, I have sorted out private care, so I liaise with the company direct, I am getting the attendance allowance forms sent to me, (although dad has to do it, I don't get it) within 24 hours, it won't cover the cost of the care though.
I can still only have her for half an hour per day, but, I can, as I am dealing direct, call them at anytime I need the care or help and if someone is available they will come out. In theory!
Not perfect, but I don't have to thank NHS for anything. ...

You see, that's the problem - your father doesn't need what is considered as nursing care - he's seen as needing social care - it's funded differently. 

He may reach the stage where he is also entitled to what is called Continuing Care ... that is funded by the NHS and will be in addition to the Attendance Allowance - talk to your GP or Practice Nurse about that - you can have a look at this which will explain more about who is eligible.


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