Is carers movement promoting economic sexism?

Whether we like it or not, it must be understood that when we talk about unpaid carers, we have to accept that the major are woman, and wives at that. Now I want to support carers but not in the way the carers movement seems to be asking for.I feel the carers movement assumes the … Continue reading Is carers movement promoting economic sexism?

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The warehousing of the ‘severely’ disabled

Before Christmas I was reading a ridiculous article on the web about a family carer of an adult child who was complaining about the benefit cap and how as a carer, she were not exempt. What I however found more concerning was my many comments and the general rationale for why she should get my money.The basic … Continue reading The warehousing of the ‘severely’ disabled

The families’ abuse of disability benefits

One thing I am not sure people understands happens is the abuse of disabled people's benefits by their own families. By this I mean that I would argue many families put a disabled child's or adult child's benefits in the general income of the family where the individual may not be seeing the full benefit … Continue reading The families’ abuse of disability benefits