Meeting with Greenwich Cabinet on 22nd Oct

There was a good turn out with people from Greenwich DPAC, Metro GAD, Inclusion London, WinVisible and supporters. Initially, the meeting was going to be called off without the Cabinet hearing the disabled people but there was an uproar and the Chair changed his mind and heard the statements of those who had requested toContinue reading “Meeting with Greenwich Cabinet on 22nd Oct”

Council Cabinet meeting 5.30pm 22/10 Woolwich Town Hall

Following Contraversial Greenwich Council Proposals to Increase Charges to disabled people for adult social care METRO GAD, in Partnership with Greenwich DPAC, has Lead a Campaign to Oppose the Increases by Putting a Question to the Leaders of Greenwich Council at Question Time. Then METRO GAD set up a meeting on 7th October with CllrContinue reading “Council Cabinet meeting 5.30pm 22/10 Woolwich Town Hall”

Flaws in Greenwich Care charges consultation and Equality Impact Assessment

– No involvement of disabled peoples organisation’s before consultation. By Anne Novis MBE -No co-production work. -No automatic accessible versions in Easy Read sent to clients with learning difficulties. Adult social care knows client’s access needs re communication. -Many clients did not receive consultation pack. -No PA’s or BSL Interpreters at forums, no expenses offeredContinue reading “Flaws in Greenwich Care charges consultation and Equality Impact Assessment”