Disabled people struggling to hire carers after Brexit

Disabled people are struggling to hire carers to help with vital daily tasks due to low pay and Brexit, the Observer has been told, with ministers refusing to ease immigration restrictions to address the...

Disabled woman to take DWP to court over ‘immoral’ automatic benefit deductions

A disabled woman is to challenge the Department for Work and Pensions in court over what she calls its “immoral” policy of allowing landlords and utilities companies to automatically make deductions from...

Children and young people’s mental health

The Centre for Mental Health has published a review of girls in the Children and Young People Secure Estate (CYPSE). Findings from the review, commissioned by NHS England and NHS Improvement in partnership...

Category - Disability

National Disability Strategy

The Department for Works and Pensions has published a new National Disability Strategy for England, setting out the actions the government will take to improve the lives of all disabled people including children and young people. The strategy states...

Adopted children

Adoption UK has published its annual Adoption barometer report, which reveals that 46% of adopted 16- to 25-year-olds were involved with mental health services in 2020, compared to the national figure of 17%. Further findings from a survey of...