PS. I “enjoy” your round-up newsletter. It is an extraordinary piece of work. I admire and respect your perseverance.
Thank you so much for your help and guidance. My sister was moved to a much closer care home yesterday so hopefully, all will be well. Your help was much appreciated. Thank you again
With the excellent advice on the CASCAIDr website, I challenged the care home’s assessment of the 2Bs and the rest of the Cs and got a proper evaluation which assesses my dad’s needs as 5As, 4Bs and 2Cs.
I’m sure us having all the correct information to highlight their specific failings helped portray us as a force that would not back down gently!
I just wanted to drop you a line to say thank you for your advice. The local authority agreed yesterday to [the] placement at residential FE college which is a huge relief. And yes the key was social care. Once I managed to get hold of the head of service, he then recommended the placement
I have had a six-month battle with the ICB. I finally initiated an informal complaint on Monday. By Monday afternoon I was offered a phone call. On Wednesday morning I had a very long phone call from an ICB head of service. I was able to explain the issue with their policy and failure to
Why we fight. This is my daughter back to her usual happy and communicative state now that she is settled with carers we know and trust with long standing friends in supported living on direct payments. It’s been the end of a four-year struggle but we won. Thank you CASCAIDr for your help and support