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Sleep Well Messrs. Clegg and Burstow!

by TheMother on 2 December 2011

Paul Burstow has written an article praising carers in the online Lib Dem Voice.  If it wasn't so patronising it would be funny!

I left a comment but it always a possibility that they will delete it because they won't like it!

So I'm posting it here for your benefit - just in case!

Oh Mr. Burstow the only person you are fooling is yourself!  I e-mailed you about some of the horrendous issues surrounding the abuse, by authorities, of the mental capcity act - I just got bog standard responses that amounted to total lack of interest.


In October we were at Cheltenham Literature Festival and attended Nick Clegg's event.  I asked him about the bullying and intimidation that carers are subjected to (through the abuse of the MCA, COP and safeguarding procedures) when they dare to complain or challenge authorities (NHS / SS /etc) when said authorities are wrong.  Mr. Clegg jumped on that and publicly (on stage)  said that he wanted to know about it.  His 'people' took my contact details and I heard nothing.  I chased it up by letter and got the bog standard total lack of interest response.


For the last 8 years I have desperately been trying to get a health issue my daughter has addressed.  Problem is that because she is disabled doctors aren't interested.  Eventually matters came to a head in 2008 and I was put in a position where I had no choice but to make a complaint within the NHS.  In retaliation the NHS made false and malicious allegations against me to safegaurding and ever since then these people have been systematically bullying us and destroying our lives.  The health issue is still undiagnosed - they feign interest and then do nothing.  Their only interest is to try and cover their backs.


Why am I typing this at 1.25am?  Because as my daughter's sole carer I am still up 'supervising' as she is not too well tonight.  She is having a doze at the moment but when she wakes up soon I will deal with medication (including an injection), deal with personal care issues, get her into nice clean PJs, feed her, then 'supervise' some more  - it's going to be a long long night for me whilst you and Mr. Clegg sleep on.


Carer's rights day?  You may not have noticed but we don't have any rights!  We are abused by every form of authority that exists.Tomorrow will pass us by and you will all continue to display a total lack of interest.


Sleep well - this carer was reported to safegaurding for daring to sleep - and when I do sleep these days I have nightmares because of all the bullying that I am being subjected to.


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