Amy was born with quadriplegic cerebral palsy and is a wheelchair user. She is hearing and speech impaired, doubly incontinent and has dysphagia requiring alternative forms of feeding (PEG). She... read more →
DLS would like to thank the runners for the amazing effort not only in raising the £6,039 but also in all the hard work that has been under taken to... read more →
DLS has submitted a response to the Government's proposed consultation regarding a cap on care and the proposed appeal system. View our response here.
The government has released proposals today for the creation of a new appeals system for Adult Social Care. The consultation also consults upon the details of the new Cap on... read more →
The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has decided today (20 May 2014) that the withdrawal of night-time care from Mrs McDonald by the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea... read more →
With changes being made to most services it was only a matter of time before the Government turned its attention to the special educational needs system in England. Draft legislation... read more →
High Court Judge Mr Justice Charles dismissed an application for judicial review by the Disability Law Service against the Secretary of State for Justice Kenneth Clarke at an oral hearing... read more →
A disabled woman from Islington, Valerie Garnham, has today lost her battle against the Secretary of State for Health that she should receive Direct Payments for the care she needs... read more →