The Office of the Public Guardian are responsible for managing all Deputies in the Country, and this report follows visits to clients at their homes, and interviews with support staff as well as the PDS. The visit took place on 17th October, and confirms the quality of the service to each and every client. You… Continue reading Assurance Visit from the Office of the Public Guardian
We received a lovely post card from a group of people we support who own a caravan at Hopton. The card reads as follows: Hello Neil, We have had lovely memorable times at the caravan this year, We have found new places to visit and enjoyed spending time here. Love Heather, Ivan, Margaret C, Wendy, Margaret… Continue reading A post card Summer Hopton holiday village stay.
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