User-led organisations have reacted with shock and dismay to the "scandalous" failings of a council and care agencies that led to a disabled, terminally-ill woman being abandoned without any personal care just a few days before she died.
Disabled people will only be protected from online abuse when they have “equal and fair” hate crime laws, a leading disabled campaigner has told MPs.
The government was making “brutal cuts” to special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) funding. The cuts would have a “significant adverse effect” on the education and job prospects of disabled children.
Links between DWP’s social security cuts and reforms and the deaths of disabled benefit claimants seen as vulnerable by the department should be looked into.
DPOs have raised “deep concerns” about the way the Citizens’ Assembly on Social Care has been organised, and its failure to ensure that disabled people and their user-led organisations will have the chance to influence its conclusions.
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The commission focuses on how to remove the barriers disabled people face in the London borough by embedding a culture of co-production within the council.
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There are now concerns that allowing just three months to find new accommodation means he and other residents could be forced into homes for older people.