£4.6 billion has been cut from care and support funding in England between 2010 to 2015.
The current system excludes thousands of people with support needs
Information from Citizens Advice on benefits, grants and help to pay energy bills this winter
Sign up to support the letter to Government to include care workers as a shortage occupation and extend the Frontier Worker scheme
A sustainable funding solution for adult social care is urgently needed as the current funding system is failing Disabled people – read our full report
We have drafted a template letter for people who employ their own personal assistants and have problems obtaining personal protective equipment (PPE) from their local authority
Here we summarise the main changes introduced by the Coronavirus Act in the areas of social care and continuing healthcare
The provisions in the Bill relating to social care, support for children with Special Educational needs and detentions and treatment under the Mental Health Act were not amended
The bill potentially poses a serious risk and can put the wellbeing of many at real danger. We ask you to write to your MP immediately.
We look at this year’s Queen’s Speech and how it affects Deaf and Disabled People
Read our original letter and the response from the Care Minister on 30 September
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