Inclusion Europe wants people to know what happened to people with intellectual disabilities and their families during the Covid-19 crisis. The report shows people with intellectual disabilities were segregated and discriminated against once more.
Inclusion Europe’s member Landesforeningen LEV (hereafter referred to as LEV) reports how a new executive order in Denmark allows municipalities to reduce the minimum hours of the accompaniment scheme for people with intellectual disabilities in residential care.
The MACIF, a private French insurance company, ordered a survey to IPSOS to conduct research on carers. The result of its work conducted from December 3. to January 26. 2020 was published in September and consists of 2306 interviewed carers in France on their role, the type of care they performed, and the mental load it represented.
The COVID-19 is changing every aspect of our societies, revealing pre-existing inequalities and highlighting that work on disability inclusion is imperative. Therefore, Inclusion Europe highlights news and statements around the topic of rights of people with disabilities and their families.
National Healthcare System (NHS) in the UK issued a report which calls for wide changes in the complaints procedures in the UK. The key health organisations will be controlling its implementation the following year, making sure it will bring expected changes in the way the NHS is handling the objections nowadays.
On 15th of October, Inclusion Europe attended an event on equal access to healthcare at the European Parliament hosted by Diane Dodds, MEP. The event called “It’s our Year, give us a voice!” focused on active citizenship of people with disabilities through equal access to healthcare and was organised by the International Federation for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus in cooperation with European disability networks and the European Year of Citizens Alliance.