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Incoherent Codes of Practice: Energy Companies

... Codes of Practice: Energy Companies energy, priority services register, eldercare The advice in this ... is current at 08/04/2013. Energy suppliers' codes of practice are difficult ... wade through at the best of times. But when you feel that your parent isn't receiving ...

Saving money on your parents' energy bills

... energy bills Energy, money, finance, priority services register, We've searched far and wide ... find some useful information that may save your parents a bit of money on their energy bills ... Whether you or your parents manage their gas and electricity, we've compiled a list of schemes ...

Whose house is it anyway? A question of home ownership

... planning and that it was a deemed a priority over any possible deprivation of capital issue. ... of an LPA involves the referral to a service that is separate and distinct to those offered ... Where a Lasting Power of Attorney has been registered with the Court of Protection then an application ...

Planning a funeral: Answers for the bereaved

... pillar of comfort and assurance. Beyond this there are very specific services that a funeral director will provide, including: Helping with the ... from a GP or hospital doctor. You will then need to register the death within 5 days (or 8 days if in Scotland ...

What to do when a parent dies

... has produced its own useful guide as have the Northern Ireland government services. There's plenty of help available online, especially from government websites ... died overseas, the rules are a little different. 2. Register the death, using the medical certificate, within 5 days of ...

How to arrange a community care assessment

... If your parent is registered as disabled or receives support from social services their local authority should have already offered them a care assessment even ... as they're aware your parent needs help. If your parent is registered as disabled or receives support from social services their local authority should ...

Top tips for keeping the scammers out

... delivered by reputable organisations. If someone is thinking of using the services offered on a flyer, a good thing to check is whether ... company is part of a registered body before spending any money. Failing that, references should be taken up and checked for anyone who's ...

Why treating varicose veins effectively is vital to leg health

... , venous disease has never been regarded as particularly important or a priority by English doctors or nurses. The result of this is that ... has produced guidelines as to who should be referred to a vascular service for venous duplex ultrasound and treatment (NICE CG 168). ...

Product review: EIO Emergency Smartcard

... Product review: EIO Emergency Smartcard EMERGENCY, INDEPENDENCE, MEDICAL SERVICES, NFCTECHNOLOGY By Kathy Lawrence In Case of Emergency (ICE) ... What information can you store? The first thing to do is register the card on the EIO site using a PC or any other ...

The Care Act 2014 - what does it mean for you?

... prevention of needs arising for care and support by providing or arranging services, facilities or resources promotion of integration of care and support with ... to provide. This includes Continuing Healthcare and the NHS contribution to Registered Nursing Care More broadly, any services which a local authority is ...