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The Day That Changed The World In Social Care In Wales

The Day That Changed The World In Social Care In Wales

The recent pandemic has certainly changed the way newscasters have to report health stories. Yet when Boris Johnson makes an announcement about restrictions, I still have to remind my friends living in England, or indeed my English friends living in Wales that Wales...

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October 2021 Newsletter

October 2021 Newsletter

Welcome to the October newsletter from the Independent Living Group (ILG).  Providing news for Individual Employers and Direct Payment support staff across the UK.A message from “THE PLACE” to find support for Personal Assistants    Hello ILG members! At...

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Are PAs at risk of being devalued?

Are PAs at risk of being devalued?

While Personal Assistants (PAs) are a vital part of the lives of many people living with disabilities, during the pandemic this support was needed more than ever. While many of us were trapped in our homes, our PAs continued to work offering their usual personal care,...

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Much To Learn From The Independent Living Group

Much To Learn From The Independent Living Group

We all need support. Image @downssideupCreating a space for Personal Assistant Employers to share experiences, get support and unite their voices in order to help shape health and care Services.Support and Change through Peer Support My initial thoughts when asked to...

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September 2021 Newsletter

September 2021 Newsletter

Welcome to the ILG newsletter…   Welcome to the September newsletter from the Independent Living Group (ILG).  Providing news for Individual Employers and Direct Payment support staff across the UK. Inquiry into challenging decisions about adult social care The...

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The lifting of COVID restrictions

The lifting of COVID restrictions

Welcome to the ILG newsletter…   As we approach the removal of Covid 19 restrictions in England on 19th July with the rest of the UK remaining slightly more cautious but on course to follow suit, many questions are being asked about the impact this will have on...

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June 2021 Newsletter

June 2021 Newsletter

Welcome to the ILG newsletter…   Throughout the Covid crisis MBL and ILG tried to do as much as we could to support our policy holders and the organisations that fund and support them.  We often went above and beyond what would be expected of a standard insurance...

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ILG Newsletter – April 2021

ILG Newsletter – April 2021

Welcome to the Independent Living Group newsletter It is becoming increasingly clear that we will be living in the shadow of the Covid pandemic for some time. Face masks and social distancing measures have become part of everyday life.  Thanks to the success of the...

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Reflections on The Sleep in Judgement

Reflections on The Sleep in Judgement

We have now had some time to reflect on the judgement handed down by the Supreme Court last week in the Mencap v Tomlinson-Blake sleep-in case.Long awaited clarity...   We now know for certain that a person is not doing time work for the purposes of National...

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