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by ooby
Wed Jan 31, 2018 9:45 pm
Forum: Mutual Support Group
Topic: Social services assessment
Replies: 3
Views: 998

Social services assessment

Had assessment today . After discussion it was decided to down the direct payment route. That was because the social worker said it would take loner going down the social services route. She said a new system had been put in place that was having hiccups due to politicising between the various peopl...
by ooby
Sun Jan 07, 2018 12:25 am
Forum: The Kitchen
Topic: Slo cooker talk
Replies: 28
Views: 24516

Re: Slo cooker talk

I have a small slo cooker. I don't use it that often. I use frozen veg as I have difficulty cutting/don't like peeling fresh veg including potatoes. With potatoes I use a tin of potatoes.
The cost of meat is another thing that puts me off. Supermarkets seldom sell the cheaper cuts of meat.
by ooby
Thu Nov 16, 2017 11:07 am
Forum: Information Exchange
Topic: Zero Suicide Alliance: free suicide prevention training for all #ZSALaunch
Replies: 0
Views: 655

Zero Suicide Alliance: free suicide prevention training for all #ZSALaunch

Today I’m at the House of Commons in London with my colleague Vanessa Garrity. We are live tweeting and podcasting the launch of the new Zero Suicide Alliance a collaborative of NHS Trusts, Businesses and Individuals who are all committed to suicide prevention in the UK and beyond. The alliance is ...
by ooby
Mon Oct 30, 2017 9:05 am
Forum: Information Exchange
Topic: #UnderstandingPsychosis?
Replies: 1
Views: 749

#UnderstandingPsychosis?

The British Psychological Society recently produced a document entitled #UnderstandingPsychosis, which outlined views on definitions, aetiology, treatment and suggestions for improving services for people with psychosis and schizophrenia. The first edition of this report was covered in a Mental Elf...
by ooby
Wed Oct 25, 2017 10:37 am
Forum: Family, Friends and Carers
Topic: Help us put an end to dangerous restraint being used in hospitals
Replies: 1
Views: 880

Help us put an end to dangerous restraint being used in hospitals

You have an urgent opportunity to help change the law to limit the use of dangerous restraint on children and young people in mental health hospitals. Good inpatient care acts as a lifeline to many young people, who get the expert support they need to get better and return home. But practices like f...
by ooby
Wed Sep 13, 2017 3:26 am
Forum: Mutual Support Group
Topic: Signed the contract on a new place
Replies: 5
Views: 1793

Re: Signed the contract on a new place

The forthcoming move. Definitely nerve racking and a real test of my ASD tendencies. I get used to certain things even though they may not be the most ideal in terms of end result , and get anxious/flustered if faced with change. I think it's very much a case of getting through the initial adjustmen...
by ooby
Wed Sep 06, 2017 3:02 pm
Forum: Mutual Support Group
Topic: Signed the contract on a new place
Replies: 5
Views: 1793

Signed the contract on a new place

I signed the contract on a new place on Monday,and will be moving in in a few weeks when my stepdaughter has set everything up. I'm a mixture of anxious and seeing it as ultimately a positive step. It will mean more support. My stepdaughter and granddaughters have been very supportive. The anxiety s...
by ooby
Tue Aug 22, 2017 7:48 pm
Forum: Information Exchange
Topic: Benefits and mental health...
Replies: 3
Views: 1101

Re: Benefits and mental health...

Those suffering from chronic illnesses will no longer have to undergo repeated “fitness for work” tests to prove they are eligible for sickness benefits, the Department for Work and Pensions has said. The change means that Employment Support Allowance claimants with conditions that can “only get wor...

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