The social care system is in crisis and unable to meet Disabled people’s support needs.
One of the starkest examples of the inability of the mainstream social care system to adequately meet Disabled people’s needs is presented by the closure of the Independent Living fund, exposing the gap between meaningful independent living and reality.
Objectively the facts bore out the discrepancy between the outcomes delivered by the ILF and how LA administered social care support operates.
Nevertheless, the Chancellor gave a “special assurance” that the government would “demand” that money transferred to Local Authorities…
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