The coronavirus pandemic has seen an unprecedented rise in doctors placing unlawful Do Not Resuscitate orders on the medical records of people with learning disabilities. Many disabled people also fear they would be placed at the back of the queue if there was a shortage of hospital ventilators.
Source: Unlawful Do Not Resuscitate Orders For Disabled Covid Patients ‘Outrageous’ : Forbes : The Learning Disabilities Daily
Charities hail major victory as it emerges that those who spend more than 35 hours a week caring will be exempt from the cap.
Source: Benefit Cap On Full-Time Carers For Adult Relatives To Be Scrapped | Welfare Weekly
A disabled boy and his mum were left ‘fearing for their lives’ after being abandoned in John Lewis during an emergency evacuation. The mum of a young
Source: Disabled man is left ‘abandoned’ during John Lewis emergency evacuation | DisabledGo News and Blog