Most genuine carers would gladly give up the pittance paid to them in benefits to have a more normal and stress free life.
I THINK it is wise to have some experience of a subject before voicing opinions.
D Hewitt, of Newcastle, (Sentinel, April 7) obviously has none otherwise he or she would not have come out with such a narrow view on carers.
I however, do speak from experience. I have raised a child with Prader-Willi syndrome which is a very difficult and stressful condition to cope with.
I have a husband who has manic depressive illness and I have recently helped my aged mother nurse my lovely father, who was suffering with dementia, until his death. (more…)