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Independent living for disabled people

Independent Living Fleur Perry wearing a blue dress

More than 40 NHS primary care organisations – and possibly many more – have quietly introduced policies that could see disabled people with complex healthcare needs shunted into residential or nursing homes against their wishes, new research has revealed. Disabled campaigner Fleur Perry (pictured), who edits the website Disability United, reached the conclusion after
Independent Living Rhian Davies speaking at a lectern, with a BSL interpreter beside her

The ruling Labour government in Wales has been accused of “selling disabled people down the river”, after deciding that local authorities will be handed all financial responsibility for supporting former recipients of the Independent Living Fund (ILF). The Welsh government has decided that, after a short transition period, the £27 million-a-year provided by the
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