I've been following the distressing story in the news of the murder of 10 year old Dylan Freeman, who had autism along with other severe disabilities, by his own mother. Its a story similar to ones I have read about before, where parents of disabled children reach breaking point and cannot deal with all the… Continue reading We need to stop pitying desparate parents of disabled children and instead get to the root of the problem
As part of his first speech as Britain's new Prime Minister, Boris Johnson stated that "We will fix the crisis in social care once and for all with a clear plan to give every older person the dignity and security they deserve". No matter your views about Boris Johnson's capabilities as Prime Minister, or of… Continue reading Social Care isn’t just for the elderly!
As a child, one of the great things you look forward to do when you grow up is to be able to stay up late and go to bed when you want to. Granted, you later find out, it is not something you want to do all the time (what with work, and the later… Continue reading The Perils of Overnight Support