The Government must prioritise, and listen to, disabled people, says Hft

The Government’s actions do not align with its words, as evidenced by the absence of a UK government minister at the United Nations (UN) hearing on the Government’s violations of disabled people’s rights under the UN Convention on the Right of Disabled Persons.

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“A stark but realistic picture”, says Hft in response to The King’s Fund’s Social Care 360

Hft has responded to this year’s Social Care 360 report, released today by The King’s Fund, saying it reaffirms the extensive challenges facing the adult social care sector and the need for immediate action to alleviate pressure.

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Adult social care remains last in the queue in Chancellor’s Spring Budget

The absence of any nod to adult social care in today’s Spring Budget is highly disappointing and yet another indication that our sector, those who work within it, and those who draw upon it, remain at the back of the queue.

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Hft welcomes review into autism employment

Hft, the learning disability charity, has welcomed the Buckland Review on Autism Employment, which puts forward concrete recommendations to ensure that work is accessible to, and inclusive of, autistic people.

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