This is the reality of how Britain supports disabled people. (Note: it doesn’t!)
I know this is not normally the day or time that I post but I need to write this.
There have been two times in my life that have made me ashamed to be British…
- PIP Disability Benefit cuts
That shame has come back today.
I got my PIP decision today, and it is not good news. Most of you know this, but for those of you who don’t, I have congenital Cerebral Palsy on my right side. It gives me serious weakness on the right side and prevents me from using it as a hand is “normally used”
I can also not feel impact, such as heat or from an injury, despite being able to feel muscular pain. This can put me in dangerous situations (say an electronic hob is left on as I forgot to turn it off – or I’ve broken a bone and gone a…
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