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I am a carer

barrybarry Posts: 1Member Listener
edited September 2017 in Parents and carers
Hi saw this and as I am a carer for someone who suffers from arthritis,I thought I would take a look at what's happening


  • CockneyRebelCockneyRebel Posts: 5,248Community champion Disability Gamechanger
    Hi barry and welcome

    Please have a look around and ask any questions you may have

    Be all you can be, make  every day count. Namaste
  • steve51steve51 Posts: 5,859Community champion Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @Barrylad1957

    A very big welcome to you to our online community/site.

    Have a very good look around the website/community.

    Please please let me know if there is anything that I can help you with ????

  • Barrylad1957Barrylad1957 Posts: 100Member Courageous
    So many Barrys, so little time  :)
  • Sam_ScopeSam_Scope Posts: 7,732Administrator Scope community team
    Hi Barry welcome to the community :)
    Senior online community officer
  • solitairesolitaire Posts: 2Member Listener
    My partner gave up a very good paid full time job a few yrs back to care for me, with major health issues in wheelchair. It's disgusting he now gets 9p a hour to do this. I am a vulnerable lady that's been physically and mentally abused all my 51 yrs. I wanted to get direct payments, to help, but they say I can't?  I only want him to care for me, not strangers, I am so afraid of. They say I need someone to be here day and night to prove I need this help?? I have lifelong problems with my health that's getting worse not better. Without my partner to care I would have died . They can see from my records I'm deteriorating slowly,  but now we got to move away to tiny home, as can't afford to stay here. And I'm 8n electric wheelchair,  and need space to manoeuvre.  But there's no help.
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