Some 15 months ago we decided to systematically check the levels of social security benefits received by the individuals whose finances we support. At the same time Personal Independence Payment (PIP) had begun to displace Disability Living Allowance bringing the risk of a loss of entitlement, especially in relation to the mobility award. This week… Continue reading Benefit Arrears and Tribunal Success
How proud to work alongside both a paralympic British record holder and a First Class Degree holder! In the last week Elise has had confirmation that she now holds the British Para Swimming Short Course Record for a time of 1:29.19 for the 100m Butterfly in the S6 Category. And Jasmine not only… Continue reading Record Week!
Suffolk and Norfolk MP’s support The Professional Deputy Service to change the Mental Capacity Act Guidance to allow the Appointment of Deputies for vulnerable people in receipt of Benefits.
“We should always aim to learn from best practice, and the Professional Deputy Service in Suffolk has shown the difference that the appointment of a Deputy can make to the lives of people who are receiving benefits. I hope that the Government will recognise the importance of this and implement the changes to the Code of Practice without delay.”
The Rt. Hon. Norman Lamb, MP for North Norfolk Continue reading Suffolk and Norfolk MPs support The Professional Deputy Service
We received this message from John’s parents: John’s 40th birthday and a skiing video! We are very happy with all the support you continue to give John with his finances, as are the staff at 14 Hospital Road. He has never had so much saved! John is very settled and happy. There is good management… Continue reading John’s 40th Birthday
On Thursday 11th September in London the PDS was awarded Best Partnership in the National Housing Awards with Suffolk County Council, Ipswich Building Society, Wellington Construction and Saffron Housing Trust for the best partnership working to deliver an affordable home ownership scheme. The Judges comment: A partnership of four diverse organisations in which each worked… Continue reading The PDS receives National Housing Award