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Jul 02

Disability Related Updates

Adults Social Care Criteria – The link to the discussion document is attached. In essence the Government want all authorities to adopt the same level, this equates to a substantial level under the present criteria. Below is a discussion document and within are contact details for people to send their comments and concerns.

It is early days yet, but LIL would value any concerns you have, which we can add to a joint response.

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/209595/National_Eligibility_Criteria_-_discussion_document.pdf

 

The Government’s Office of Disability Issues have published their vision as to the support and steps they hope to take to improve the lives of disabled people.  The Second link below is an action plan in relation to the Fulfilling Potential document. Again let us know your thoughts.

Fulfilling Potential – Making it happen Document

http://odi.dwp.gov.uk/docs/fulfilling-potential/making-it-happen.pdf

Fulfilling Potential Action Plan

http://odi.dwp.gov.uk/docs/fulfilling-potential/making-it-happen-action-plan.pdf

-Iggy Patel