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Call on the government to do more to ease the cost of living crisis

Many people with a learning disability have low incomes, rely on benefits, or need support to deal with energy suppliers. The government must urgently act to ensure nobody is priced out and forgotten.

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The cost of living

The cost of essential things like food, gas, electricity and petrol are going up quickly. We're created some resources to help with some of the changes you might be experiencing 

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“I can’t seem to get on with my life because I know my son is in there."

Alison's son, Adam, has been locked away for over 15 years in secure hospital units. She describes the shocking conditions Adam faces and how it has left them both traumatised to BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour.

 
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Homes Not Hospitals - a new action plan
Homes Not Hospitals - a new action plan
What is the LeDeR report?
What is the LeDeR report?
 
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Volunteer with us and support people with a learning disability to live happy and healthy lives.

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