West Sussex disability care homes investigated

August 21, 2017 admin 0

Police inquiries and unannounced inspections have been carried out at disability care homes in West Sussex. They were in response to “significant safeguarding concerns” after […]

Benefits reforms criticised amid fall in number of disabled motorists

August 19, 2017 admin 2

The number of disabled motorists has fallen by nearly 80,000 in just two years, prompting fresh criticism of Government reforms to disability benefits. Figures show […]

‘I CAN’T EVEN AFFORD MY OWN FUNERAL’ Disabled WW2 veteran, 97, left ‘so stressed he wants to die’ after council demands £1,500-a-year for his carer

August 19, 2017 admin 20

A DISABLED World War Two veteran has been left “so stressed he wants to die” after his local council demanded he stump up £1,500 a […]

Welsh teen achieves four A*s while being full-time carer to disabled mother

August 18, 2017 admin 0

Robin Denham celebrates with his mum Rosie after collecting his A-level results (Image: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire) A student has achieved four A*’s at A-Level whilst […]

Disabled man Luke Davey takes care cuts to appeal

August 18, 2017 admin 0

Luke Davey argues the reduction in his weekly personal budget is unreasonable and unlawful A severely disabled man is taking a legal battle over cuts […]

Anguish as disabled woman won’t get full funding for 24/7 care

August 16, 2017 admin 1

A DISABLED woman from Abergavenny who needs around-the-clock care has been told she is no longer eligible for full healthcare funding. Emily Chicken, 21, suffers […]

“No one will help me”: Disabled Lancing woman’s housing despair

August 15, 2017 admin 0

A 30-year-old woman with disabilities, who has nowhere to live, has spoken of her despair at being considered either too disabled or not disabled enough […]