I’m in Brighton for the UK Dementia Congress for 3 days this week and as writing and things generally have been  challenging over the last week or so, for this week, I’ll let the media do the ranting.

Six stories that make you wonder where the Civil Society Government’s are fond of talking about, have gone.

My Dad was taken off in the back of a squad car. His crime? Dementia

‘I go without food’: Struggling pensioners reveal what retirement is like

DWP ignores concerns from disabled people who shun activity over benefit fraud fears

Autistic woman ‘left sick and broken’ by two-year universal credit delay

Atos threatens to call police after claimant questions PIP assessor’s mental health training

Welsh government’s independent living decision ‘threatens support of hundreds’

Hopefully the sea air will put me back on form.