Independent Living, Social Care and Health
£4.6 billion has been cut from care and support funding in England between 2010 to 2015.
Frequently Asked Questions for Independent Living Fund (ILF ) users and other people with High Support Needs
This guide has been written to help ILF users understand legal and practical issues about community care assessments and support and how it will apply to them following the closure of the ILF in June 2015.
Inclusion London responded to the ‘No Voice unheard and no right ignored’ consultation, which was initiated by Norman Lamb, while he was Minister of Care in the wake of the Winterbourne View scandal. The aims of the consultation paper were to ‘strengthen the rights of people with learning difficulties autism and mental health conditions’.
LB is short for Laughing Boy, the name used online for Connor Sparrowhawk. Connor was a fit and healthy young man, who loved buses, London, Eddie Stobart and speaking his mind. Connor had autism and epilepsy. On the 19 March 2013, he was admitted to hospital (Slade House Assessment and Treatment Unit run by Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust).