Greenwich care charges — fight goes on

Reposted from News Shopper: “Our lives are being put at risk”: Disability advocate hits out at new proposed care costs By Lachlan Leeming  @LeemingLachie Local Democracy Reporter – Bexley, Bromley, Greenwich Greenwich’s scrutiny committee on Thursday and (inset) community opposition gathered at Wednesday’s meeting.   An activist awarded an MBE for her work fighting for the disabled … Read more

Emergency Workshop Rally for Greenwich people, Fri 3 Jan 2020

GREENWICH  DISABLED PEOPLE — EMERGENCY WORKSHOP RALLY  to Maintain Our Adult Social Care Services  Friday 3 Jan 2020 — 3.30pm to 6pm. Change of venue, now at The Great Harry pub, 7-9 Wellington St, Woolwich, London SE18 6PQ (near Woolwich Arsenal overground station.  From the station, same direction as if you are going towards the … Read more

Costs of disability

Scope’s report ‘The Disability Price Tag 2019‘ shows how disability benefits are much too low to live on (as well as the DWP cutting off and sanctioning people like Jodey Whiting). At the same time, councils and other authorities are wildly undercounting people’s disability expenses, and making people pay more charges for homecare and support services from … Read more