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LATEST NEWS

Please let us know of any news or events happening in your area which may be of interest to our members.

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Changes to respite and Carer Support funding

From November 1st 2014 you will be able to move your respite care and/or carer support to Individualised Funding (IF) if you wish to. This should give you more flexibility and choice as to how you use this time. You can continue to use your current respite service or arrangement and your carer support days […]

Funded Family Care

The Government will introduce a new policy (Funded Family Care), effective from October 1st 2013 which will fund some disabled people to pay a family member to provide personal care and household management…

Individualised Funding (IF)

Respite care and Carer Support are now able to be moved to Individualised Funding from November 1st 2014. For more information see the post on Changes to respite and carer support funding. Respite is till unable to be included at this stage with Individualised Funding despite DSS stating that this was imminent. Watch this space […]