Eileen Chubb speaks out — CQC role in poor care

Watch Eileen’s fantastic interview where she criticises the Care Quality Commission’s involvement in poor care and betrayal of whistleblowers who go to the CQC to expose neglect and abuse.  She explains that due to privatisation, if your only demand is more money for social care, it will go to profiteer companies, not to improve care. More … Read more

“Suffer the little children and their mothers” — Legal Action for Women

Read Legal Action for Women’s dossier of mothers’ experiences of Social Services and the family courts.  We co-wrote the chapter on disability discrimination against mothers and children, chapter 10: LAW Dossier 18Jan17 final WinVisible is part of the “Support Not Separation” coalition which was launched in Parliament on 11 July, click here for more info and to … Read more

A living wage for mothers and other carers — petition

We have been part of the independent living struggle for many years.  “Care” is devalued as something only older and disabled people need, when in reality, everyone needs care from before we are born and throughout life, we all need caring relationships and strive for a caring society.  That is, “care needs” are not just … Read more

We won! Victory for woman told to repay £842 care money

Natasha Cox “petrified” by care bill A WOMAN with severe brain damage and epilepsy has been ordered to repay hundreds of pounds of care payments after Town Hall officials criticised her for spending some of the money on coffee and cleaning. Natasha Cox, a former Hampstead School student who lives in Hampstead, says she is … Read more