Equality

Report On Mental Health and Claiming Universal credit

https://cpag.org.uk/sites/default/files/files/policypost/Making_adjustments_UC_mental_health_FINAL_0.pdf Child Poverty Action Group “People experiencing mental ill health face specific problems claiming support from our social security system. This is particularly the case with universal credit (UC) because it is fully digital, and because it is the same benefit for all working-age people, whether or not you have a mental health problem. To …

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RESULTS – survey on energy-limiting chronic illness

https://chronicillnessinclusion.org.uk/2021/12/16/changing-societys-reponse-to-energy-limiting-conditions/ Disability Rights UK and Chronic Illness Inclusion are pleased to present the results of a survey of 1,710 people living with energy-limiting chronic illness (ELCI). “The greatest barrier to equality and inclusion named by our respondents is lack of understanding of ELCI as a type of disability. Second is the invalidation and disbelief that so often …

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