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Direct Payment issues

Many of our members on Direct Payments have raised concerns with us regarding access to PPE as well as questions about employment arrangements for PAs where either the Employer is shielding or the PA is in self-isolation. We have fed these issues back to Welsh Government Ministers and I’m pleased to inform you that a […]

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Coronavirus and chronic illness

A guest blog from the Chronic Illness Inclusion Project on how disabled people with long term chronic illnesses have responded to the coronavirus pandemic

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Coronavirus questions answered

Disabled People’s Frequently Asked Questions on Coronavirus COVID-19 Updated: 24/03/20 Do we have any answers from Welsh government on protections for disabled people who access social care?   Visits from care or healthcare workers, who would normally come and help with your daily needs or social care, will be able to carry on as normal. […]

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Coronavirus Bill statement

Corona Virus Bill: Suspension of Social Services and Well-being Wales Act (2014) National Disability Umbrella Organisations in Wales have serious concerns about the implications of the Coronavirus Bill on human rights, especially the rights of specific groups, including disabled people. The second reading of the Bill was on Monday 23 March in the UK Parliament. A Legislative […]

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Shopping during #Covid19

Self-Isolation As we head towards a potential lockdown, it’ll be important to ensure you have the necessary essentials in your homes to see you through. A few of our recent callers have asked what food and other items they should have at home during this time. Below is a suggested list of items you may […]

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