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Ems if you'd been to the Older Persons Forum you'd know what I was on about - I had to go to a few last year as a bridging person. There are no young thinkers there. It's not getting old I mind it's being treated old that I can't stand! One of my friends is in his twenties and we have so much fun - I never want to get so old in my head that I can't have fun with him. :LOL: And Daffy before you and any other members of the tea time club say anything - not that kind of fun! :evil:
 
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I've already got the bus pass, thats the problem with been an oap, i've claimed everything already, what happens when i need more help?
 
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And Daffy before you and any other members of the tea time club say anything - not that kind of fun! :evil:


Ya as young as ya feel ............ or is that
as young as the person you are feeling


 
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I have only just found this as well. One of the first answer things to learn is that you answer all questions from your worst day experiences. Sorry forget all self pride. If on your worst day you cannot cook a meal say no, Poper cooking that is, microwave meals dont count. if you cannot go out say no, if you gat confused when you are bad, you sayyou need someone to guide you to your destination and to see you safely across the roads.etc. always answer from a worst day or night point of view, but dont over egg it.

See if you can get the support of your gp or even better your consultant If you get a letter thaagreet says no, it will not give a reason. Phone them and ask for the reason. When they tell you, go away and think about it and then write in with your reasons to disagree. Dont expect the people to be experts, they are mostly jumped up little Erks.

It is worhwhile to fight for middle rate care as you will be able to claim severe disability premium which is another £49 per week.

Any questions ask me
I should add that there can be sting in the tail to SDP. If you or someone on your behalf gets carers allowance,the amount paid paid is reduced so you will not get the stated £48. If you are claiming IS and getting carers allowance you cannot claim SDP as well. you cannot claim SDP if there is a non dependant relative living with you as well. A friend was effectively told to throw their 18 year old out of the house, they would then fall into IS and be able to claim housing benefit and council tax benefit as well, this would have resulted in an increase in their income of £80 per week. Thank goodness it was not done. But I can see the temptation for a lot of people,

:mad: :evil::grouphug:
 
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The benefit system is a total injustice, theres arranging your circumstances to make the best of it, much like rich people having tax write offs, then theres whats called fraud.

I don't regard myself as fit for work and as a result i'm trapped in the benefit system
 
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I should add that there can be sting in the tail to SDP. If you or someone on your behalf gets carers allowance,the amount paid paid is reduced so you will not get the stated £48. If you are claiming IS and getting carers allowance you cannot claim SDP as well. you cannot claim SDP if there is a non dependant relative living with you as well. A friend was effectively told to throw their 18 year old out of the house, they would then fall into IS and be able to claim housing benefit and council tax benefit as well, this would have resulted in an increase in their income of £80 per week. Thank goodness it was not done. But I can see the temptation for a lot of people,

:mad: :evil::grouphug:
YES I AM SURE THERE IS SOMETHING IN WHAT YOU SAID ABOUT PEOPLE BEING ENCOURAGED TO ASK THEIR CHILDREN TO LEAVE HOME OR INDEED EVEN KICKING THEM OUT - ALL FOR WHAT A FEW POUNDS EXTRA PER WEEK.
PERSONALLY I WOULDNT AND COULDNT DO THAT TO MY CHILDREN. WHEN THEY ARE READY TO LEAVE THEY LEAVE. YOU KNOW WHAT THEY SAY ABOUT THE DWP
THEY SELDOM GIVE YOU ANYTHING FOR NOTHING. MIND YOU IT WASNT SET UP TO MAKE PEOPLE RICH BUT TO HELP THEM THROUGH TOUGH TIMES, WHETHER THAT BE UNEMPLOYMENT, SICK ETC. EVEN SO I DO THINK PEOPLE SHOULD BE TREATED WITH DIGNITY AND RESPECT ALTHOUGH I DONT BELIEVE IN THOSE WHO PAY TAXES GIVING TO THOSE WHO ARE WELL ABLE TO GO TO WORK THEMSELF BUT END UP TAKING FROM THOSE WHO SUPPORT THEM THROUGH THEIR TAXES ETC.
 
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I should add that there can be sting in the tail to SDP. If you or someone on your behalf gets carers allowance,the amount paid paid is reduced so you will not get the stated £48. If you are claiming IS and getting carers allowance you cannot claim SDP as well. you cannot claim SDP if there is a non dependant relative living with you as well. A friend was effectively told to throw their 18 year old out of the house, they would then fall into IS and be able to claim housing benefit and council tax benefit as well, this would have resulted in an increase in their income of £80 per week. Thank goodness it was not done. But I can see the temptation for a lot of people,

:mad: :evil::grouphug:
BY THE WAY - IS THAT YOU IN THE PICTURE? - I MUST SAY THAT SWIM SUIT IS A VERY FETCHING LITTLE NUMBER - WHERE DID YOU GET IT? :LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL:
 
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BY THE WAY - IS THAT YOU IN THE PICTURE? - I MUST SAY THAT SWIM SUIT IS A VERY FETCHING LITTLE NUMBER - WHERE DID YOU GET IT? :LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL:
Dont believe what you see. reality is opposite in every way :D:D:D
 
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Should try my picture, my digital phote teacher took it, think it's cool even if my sister says i'm not as attractive as i think i am, ive now joined the gym in the quest for the body beautiful, don't know what they'll make off it at the benefit office
 
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Just tryed picture, posting to see if appears
 
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Should try my picture, my digital phote teacher took it, think it's cool even if my sister says i'm not as attractive as i think i am, ive now joined the gym in the quest for the body beautiful, don't know what they'll make off it at the benefit office
Sexy!!

will you be my valentine?
;)

this is supposed to be a thread about DLA!!!!!
 
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