Disabled people should have face to face care if there is another lockdown

Face of Sarah Hayes

LISTEN: Sarah’s difficulties facing the healthcare system during the pandemic Transcript: Hi, my name is Sarah and I am going to report on the difficulties I have had on facing the health care system.  One of the problems I have had is that there is a lack of communication. You try and phone and all […]

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Reporter Fatima shares five things she’s looking forward to now lockdown is ending

Building called Festival Hall at night time.

All of us have hobbies and activities we are excited to get back to when government guidelines allow. Here are five things Fatima is most looking forward to: Going to Costa Coffee shops. Going bowling. Going baking at the Ingestre Community Centre. Going to the South Bank. Going to ask the gym about yoga. What […]

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I worry that people with disabilities don’t have support to use Zoom

A lot of people are using Zoom to connect with their friends and family nowadays because the lockdowns and social distancing rules have made it quite hard for people to chat with their loved ones. But I worry that many people with learning difficulties and disabilities don’t have the right support or equipment to be able […]

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Mik’s first drive to hospital through the Arlington Road LTN

I live with in the Arlington Road Lower Traffic Neighbourhood and just took my first trip to the Royal Free Hospital since the project started. Roads total gridlock. A journey that used to take 10 minutes took 34 only by using side roads. The whole project isn’t cutting traffic it’s making it sit solid, unmoving […]

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Pavement bays widened for social distancing ‘not really in use’, Jill says

We walk down Kentish Town High Street there are lots people on the pavement but just by Iceland and McDonald’s there is a bit of road where they’ve extended it with barriers not sure what they are for they’re not really being used for their motorbikes to park in there and the motorbike box that […]

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Zoom helps Robert meet daughter during lockdown

Listen to an audio version of Robert’s story here: By Robert My wife and I have only seen our daughter Eléonore, who has profound and multiple learning disabilities, once since November because since then – for very good reasons – her support agency has interpreted the social distancing rules in the strictest possible way. When […]

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