Campaigners challenge blanket ban on care homes residents’ visits out

Press release shared from Leigh Day: John’s Campaign, which has campaigned for the rights of families and care homes residents throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, has launched a legal challenge to a blanket ban on visits out of care homes by residents aged over 65 and the requirement for those who are permitted to leave the … Read more

Petition: Please let me see my family before it’s too late!

We’re supporting the petition by Rights for Residents: “Please let me see my family before it’s too late!” On 3 September, women spoke out on the radio (move cursor along to 1:18 or 7:18 am) against care homes refusing them visits against the human rights of residents, including the right to family life. Women described … Read more

Legal challenges on critical care and food

Good news of two legal challenges being prepared, to tackle: the refusal of critical care medical treatment to disabled people the struggle to get basic food supplied by supermarkets Access to critical care NHS treatment The NHS COVID-19 “decision support tool“, a chart used to refuse critical care to older and disabled people, has alarmed … Read more