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    Kimmllof, I would LOVE a couple of months abroad....

    Kimmllof, I would LOVE a couple of months abroad. Our last holiday abroad wiped out my savings. We needed a carer with us so paying for 3 ppl AND the cost of a carer. Have to picky with hotels as...
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    Message to Lighttouch

    Hello there,

    my faithfull ole Karma has given up the ghost and I have to get a new chair capable of getting on buses and trains. I recall you have a Quickie, si that right? This also beg the...
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    Weight simply is a factor here. You can end up...

    Weight simply is a factor here. You can end up with so much shopping attached to chair that you cannot get thru a doorway, onto a bus or train..At Bham station once I saw TWO staff struggle to get a...
  4. Depending how bad he is and what the doctor says,...

    Depending how bad he is and what the doctor says, might be an idea to have a Power of Attorney in place so that someone can act FOR him, with utilities etc.
  5. Often an issue with MS. Exercise is good, keeps...

    Often an issue with MS. Exercise is good, keeps you from completely seizing up - but ooo you know about the day after. So it HELPS, but its no cure all. Therefore PIP is not changed.
  6. your brother sounds like the kind of incomer who...

    your brother sounds like the kind of incomer who gives other immigrants a bad name. He should contribute to household expenses, rent, utilities etc. He is taking advantage of your dad and bleeding...
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    Power of Attorney

    Incorrect. My brother had POA for my mother and he had to authorise payments of bills, deal with solicitors after her death. A lasting POA is for if you are incapacitated, true, and after death and...
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    Sorry druid, but a passport does prove photo ID...

    Sorry druid, but a passport does prove photo ID and with post Brexit looming, it will show whether you are a British citizen and whether you are in the country legally. Not to mention right to remain...
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    sea queen: this is the very reason to have a...

    sea queen: this is the very reason to have a funeral plan. The funeral is paid for as time goes by and you aren't facing unknown price increases. Just google funeral planning - you get many hits.
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    This is a mostly UK site. You are shown as in...

    This is a mostly UK site. You are shown as in Dhaka. I believe even there they cost considerably less.
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    Several years ago, I had to open a bank account...

    Several years ago, I had to open a bank account after a divorce. They wanted passport, driving licence or credit card! Neither of which I had. These days they want at least one sort of PHOTO ID. ...
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    I would stop panicking. Look the positives: you...

    I would stop panicking. Look the positives: you own your own home. You own a horse and a field. A wise thing to do is put some of the money into a 5 year fixed bond. It means its earning...
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    Sorry to be a buzz kill but if you can afford to...

    Sorry to be a buzz kill but if you can afford to go abroad for 13 or 26 weeks, and aslo we are supposed to leave the UK in 90 odd days......you must have means beyond PIP and ESA. what do you want?...
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    Bonkers! i lost DP when we stopped getting ESA....

    Bonkers! i lost DP when we stopped getting ESA. Which happened when I inherited some money from my mom. Well obviously, thats paying (most ) social care now, but we also lost HB as well, so guess...
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    Would be nice to see. I'm on a FB group where ppl...

    Would be nice to see. I'm on a FB group where ppl often ask @ bags, cupholders and even headrests and cushion. Your welcome to join https://www.facebook.com/groups/AwesomeWheeliesUK/
  16. Don't you find in Lidl they have wierd shaped...

    Don't you find in Lidl they have wierd shaped tills which curve and require extremely nifty handling in a chair?
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    I've paid for a funeral plan already. When my...

    I've paid for a funeral plan already. When my mom died, in 2017, we found she'd had a plan with the co-op for years and it was all paid for. OK thats the basic costs, but ask yourself, do you want a...
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    Budgets. Don't go there. Is this a carer for your...

    Budgets. Don't go there. Is this a carer for your daughter? If so she should be on some kind of benefit, and the DWP would argue that social care should be funded from that.
    DP still fund MY 3...
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    Realise you are upset and you have health...

    Realise you are upset and you have health problems, but to help we need you to explain clearly.
    who is the mortgage with?
    what sort is it? (you should have papers for it) and if he can't read it...
  20. What i would say, and did, is qualify every...

    What i would say, and did, is qualify every answer and action.i
    To can you lift your arm? I replied, yes, but its painful and I could not repeatedly do this, nor could I lift anything heavy up....
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    employing PA's

    [QUOTE=sea queen;164147]I'm thinking of changing my daughter to PA's from care agency.
    I have been told it can work out more hours - but

    Having looked into it as an employer she has to

    Pay...
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    Without getting all forensic science here - how...

    Without getting all forensic science here - how do you KNOW its human and not doggie ??
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    Thanks so much nukecad, i was getting the ole run...

    Thanks so much nukecad, i was getting the ole run around with auto answers!
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    NOT surprised with the kerfuffle. i too am...

    NOT surprised with the kerfuffle. i too am epileptic. I bought thru the voucher scheme, a manual with attendant brakes. Then as it became obvious I did not have upper body strength got a add on...
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    This is an OLD thread from last year. The advice...

    This is an OLD thread from last year. The advice still stands. Altogether travel are the best I found and no, there is no discount. you are in effect paying for the care AND the carers, flight,...
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