Thursday, October 26, 2006

'Forget the shoes' revisited

Community Care reports:
Eight out of ten parents of disabled children consider social services to be poor, according to a parliamentary inquiry published today. The cross-party study into services for disabled children found evidence of rising eligibility criteria and parents being turned away for short-term breaks by councils. Lack of funding was deemed the biggest barrier to improving services by 61 per cent of the 148 parents and 74 per cent of the 108 professionals who gave evidence to the MPs.
We've blogged on this subject before, and our views haven't altered one jot.


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