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Review into mobility needs of care residents

LORD Low of Dalston is to chair an independent review into how the personal mobility needs of people living in state-funded residential care are met.

MPs vote to cut benefits to care home residents

EIGHTY THOUSAND disabled people risk losing a vital mobility benefit, following today’s Commons’ decision to give the Government the power to remove the mobility component of the new Personal Independent Payment (PIP) for people living in residential care.

Review urges more support for disabled workers

DISABLED people should be supported to work in any role in any sector, rather than in segregated employment, says a new review by Liz Sayce, cheief executive of disability organisation, Radar.

Minister’s ‘reassurance’ over DLA

DISABILITY minister Maria Miller has spoken out in defence of the Government’s welfare reform proposals.

Benefit fears of people in care homes

“How am I going to put flower’s on my Dad’s grave?” This was the response of one disabled man living when asked how he would be affected by the withdrawal of a vital mobility benefit.

Keep up the fight, TUC tells disabled people

DISABLED people will be urged to continue their resistance to the Government spending cuts which are hitting every aspect of their lives, at the TUC’s annual disability conference which begins in London today.

High Court overturns council’s disabled care cuts

BIRMINGHAM City Council has been forced to review its plans to cut services to thousands of its most vulnerable citizens.

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