Tag Archives: Money Advice Service

Help and Advice on Debt / Mental Ill-Health Double Whammy (BBC News / Mental Health UK)

Summary Help is available for persons struggling with combined mental health and money management / debt problems. Full Text Link Reference ‘I never thought I’d be alive to pay back my huge debt’. London: BBC Health News, July 6th 2018. … Continue reading

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PayingForCare: National Not-for-Profit Information and Advice Service (www.payingforcare.org)

Summary PayingForCare is a national information and advice service helping older people (their families, friends and carers) to make informed choices when faced with having to pay the costs of care. This service is impartial, not-for-profit and free to use. … Continue reading

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Government Launches Care Comparison Website (Department of Health / NHS Choices)

Summary Information is available to help people search, choose, compare and comment on residential care homes and home care services. This free service is available via NHS Choices. The intention is to make it possible for citizens to arrive at … Continue reading

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The Costs of Caring (Carers UK)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 6, January 2012]. Summary This Carers UK survey of over 4,000 carers indicates that financial pressures harm the health, wealth, and wellbeing of carers. … Continue reading

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Mental Health and Debt Report (Mind)

Summary This “Still in the red: update on mental health and debt” report features the results of a survey of nearly 900 people, which found that people with mental health problems are disproportionately likely to live below the Government-defined poverty … Continue reading

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