Care Homes and Care Services
It is important you have the opportunity to choose the right care
service for you, whether that is finding a care home or an agency. There
are lots of registered agencies and homes to choose from. These should be
registered and the Care Quality Commission is a good place to start your
You need to make sure you are entirely comfortable with the agency.
Based on my (Sue) personal experience we were lucky enough to find Rainbow
Medical Services - an excellent agency but, of course, the choice is yours
Provides assessment and case management services for brain injured
Pals - Patient advice and liason for complaints during hospital stays
They will listen to your problems, raise them with the relevant hospital
managerial staff and try to assist you in solving problems.
Help from MP
If you are struggling with red tape, a hospital bed delay, grants
etc and need someone to give a helping hand, why not try your local MP who
should be able to support your efforts.
Court of Protection
If your loved one is unable to manage their own affairs it may be
necessary for you to apply to become a deputy via The Court of Protection. This
will enable you to claim benefits e.g. Incapacity Benefits or Disability Living
Brain Injury Lawyers
Thrings website provides details of their team of highly experienced