Today, as part of the Disabled Children’s Partnership (DCP) we’re launching a powerful new campaign – Give It Back.
The DCP is asking the Government to give back the £434 million shortfall in funding for social care for disabled children and their families. Parent carer, Vickey has written to the Chancellor asking him to Give it Back. Add you name to her letter here
DCP research published last year revealed a £434million funding gap for social care for disabled children and their families. DCP asked parents how this lack of support affecting their lives.
More than 3,400 parents completed the survey. The shocking results reveal the full impact that inadequate and insufficient services have on families with disabled children:
Vickey receives no support caring for her son, Ollie, even though he has an ultra-rare condition that means he needs constant supervision and can never be left alone. She has written a letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer asking him to give back the £434million owed to disabled children and their families in social care support and provision. You can help by adding your name to her letter. https://secure.mencap.org.uk/en-gb/give-it-back