To counter balance the current deluge of bad news we wanted to share some positive stories of community support we have received.
COVID -19 has disproportionately affected people with learning disabilities, however the government is failing to ensure appropriate testing.
Take a look at our CEO’s letter to Matt Hancock – Secretary of State and help our campaign by spreading the word and changing government policy.
The Westminster Society is calling for health equality for people with learning disabilities to ensure they have access to regular Covid-19 testing, and that vaccines are made available on an equitable basis alongside people living in elderly and nursing care facilities.
Our CEO has written to Helen Whately Minister of State for Social Care asking for a change in policy – please see her letter here.Read the letter to Helen Whately