Covid-19 and the rights of disabled people Open Statementfrom Disabled People’s Organisations and Allies– February 2021 Coronavirus has hit disabled people hard. 60% of deaths fromcoronavirus have been those of Disabled People. Disabled People have struggled to access healthcare, socialcare and food and many have been left without the £20 weekly uplift given tothose on Universal [Continue reading…]
Blogs and opinions “Vulnerable People” One of our Trustees, Vivienne, touches on the increased use of the term “Vulnerable People” and how Breakthrough would challenge this during the Covid-19 crisis. My Personal Experience of Lockdown One of our Community Connectors, June, writes about her own personal experience surrounding lockdown and how she has kept positive [Continue reading…]
Breaking Through is our quarterly newsletter that showcases the work we do, the successes of our clients and any changes that we are having. You can download standard, large print and easy read versions of the last 4 issues on this page. We can also provide the newsletter in audio and Braille on request. If [Continue reading…]
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