Carer needs a carer

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  1. Foxy1956

    Foxy1956 Funster

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    Sue and I have decided that after driving 200 miles, setting up camp, cooking a meal, taking her to the loo, making the beds and starting over again the next day for a week, that I need a carer.
    SO we have decided to holiday closer to home and today we left our camp site [home], cycled and scootered to Blickling Hall for coffee, did another 7 miles in the estate and home for lunch.
    Do any other Funsters holiday from Home? Or have a carers carer?
     
  2. TerryL

    TerryL Funster Life Member

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    Slightly sideways, but when my parents-in-law were alive we got them registered as carers for each other. 'Twas perfectly legal too.
     
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    That is what we have done.
     
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    TheBig1 Funster Life Member

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    after my accident, Brenda became my carer and it has taken its toll on her health. Now I am registered as her carer and we muddle through together. We share the jobs out that we are able to do and our daughter and son-in-law help with anything heavy that we can't manage
    holidays are planned around sites that are accessible between rallies
     
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  6. jonsea

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    My wife as got alzheimers and I am disabled we are both in our seventies I get disability my wife gets attendance allowance so you wouldn, get it would you, sorry am asking
     
  7. Foxy1956

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    Sorry to hear of your troubles. We get PIP and a carers allowance so we are well looked after financially. MS has certainly brought us closer together.
     
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    TerryL Funster Life Member

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    We had an excellent social worker looking after parents-in-law interests who explained everything very well. Even arranged a refund on Council Tax as they were eligible for a discount. Why not ask your local council for a visit, you never know what you might be missing out on. Statistics show many people don't claim their entitlements - it AIN'T charity!
     
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    we get a reduction for the council tax and the wife get attendance allowance thanks for all your replies
     
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