Our Benefits expert Jayne Knights updates you on what is happening with the new Universal Credit system. Over to Jayne…. Universal Credit is coming soon to a Jobcentre Plus near you – Literally! This highly controversial new benefit is coming in its ‘full’ version to Eastbourne, Brighton and Hove from this Autumn and nothing in
Putting in place a Disabled Person’s Trust, which some people may refer to as a disability trust, can be confusing for a lot of people. Parents are often concerned about putting the right plans in place and whether using these special trusts for disabled beneficiaries is relevant for them, this article will answer your questions.
In 1946, a mum called Judy Fryd – angered and frustrated by the lack of support available to her daughter, who had a learning disability – wrote to a magazine, asking other parents in the same boat to contact her. Thousands of parents replied, sharing their stories and frustrations, and offering help. From there, Mencap,
Our daughter’s been on holiday. So have we. Separately. Just for a few days, but still. And now we are home again and all in one piece. When she was eight she went away without us for the very first time. We didn’t have respite then. We had accepted an invitation for her to join
About the Family Ian and Debbie have three children; Ella who is 21 and works full time and no longer lives at home. Lucy who is 19, she has autism and learning difficulties. Lucy is at college and lives at home with her parents, she has fairly high care needs and receives Disability Living Allowance