At the moment social care is being chronically underfunded.
One result of the lack of funding is the use of 15 minute personal care visits. These visits are undignified and people are being left facing impossible choices, like choosing between eating and showering.
It is unacceptable that disabled people are forced to choose between two fundamental human needs.
Pledge to fix the social care crisis
Our politicians must pledge to fix the social care crisis now.
How many people in your area are left abandoned in their homes when they need more care?
‘The people making these decisions about care, and the cost of care, have no idea how disability and mental illness affects a person's day-to-day life.’