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Research exposes scale of government’s social care crisis for disabled people in UK

February 19, 2013

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Thousands struggling to eat, wash or leave their homes New research exposes the true scale of the Government’s social care crisis for disabled people, which has left thousands without access to basic care to help them eat, wash properly and leave their homes. The report, ‘The Other Care Crisis’, is published by Scope, Mencap, The National […]

Vulnerable to be hurt most by ‘inhumane’ support cuts in UK

October 22, 2012

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(PUBLISHED IN THE INDEPENDENT) Councils have been accused of leaving elderly and disabled people to fend for themselves, as research by The Independent reveals that the vast majority have abandoned support for all but the most severely disabled. Austerity cuts will see people losing vital support which gives them help with shopping, bathing or cooking. […]