https://www.disabilitynewsservice.com/councils-planned-care-charge-rises-could-prove-fatal/

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Leading disabled campaigners have warned that a council’s proposals to increase care charges will force them and others to quit their jobs and stop their volunteering work, and will push many others into poverty. One influential campaigner warned that she could be forced to reduce her care from 63 hours a week to just seven, and might have to consider residential care, if Greenwich council goes ahead with its plans. Another said the Labour-run council’s changes could force her to quit her job with a disabled people’s organisation in another London borough. A third disabled resident said she feared she would have to quit her work as a self-employed consultant, and her campaigning work with... Full story

25 August

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