Should my appointee be understanding?

edited 30 November -1 at 1:00AM in Disability Money Matters
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edited 30 November -1 at 1:00AM in Disability Money Matters
Can my appointee at social service forse me to use NHS provided incontince pads by refusing to give me the money for the ones I like because the NHS are providing ones already? Do you they have grounds to refuse me £130 a month for better ones even if I have the money? I'm too scared to ask them

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  • tacpot12tacpot12 Forumite
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    Yes, your appointee should be understanding. They gave a duty to spend your money in your best interests, so providing that spending your money on better pads doesn't leave you short for even more basic necessities, such as rent, food and heating, they should buy you the better pads.

    It's definitely worth asking them to do this.
    The comments I post are my personal opinion. While I try to check everything is correct before posting, I can and do make mistakes, so always try to check official information sources before relying on my posts.
  • nicetomeetyounicetomeetyou Forumite
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    tacpot12,

    Thank you tacpot12 for your advice. I emailed my appointee and it was easy, no questions asked and he's ordering them directly each month and I don't have to use the rubbish NHS ones.
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