Over the past few weeks we have all had our lives turned upside down. Whether directly or indirectly affected by Covid-19, we have had to change how we work, see friends and family or go about previously simple tasks like doing our food shopping or exercising. At Sense we know that this has been truer than ever for the people who we support and their families. We have had to adapt how we deliver our services, and know that changes to routine have been difficult.Continue reading “Whilst society moves forward we can’t allow disabled people to be left behind”
Sense has a proud record of campaigning to make sure that society addresses the needs of the people we support. This can mean many things but has included supporting disabled people and their families to meet with MPs to share their experiences campaigning on social care and influencing the development of legislation (e.g. the Children and Families Act or Care Act) to ensure that it meets the needs of people who we serve.
There are many things we could campaign on – and we always want to hear people’s ideas and feedback. The recent consultation with membership about Sense’s strategy for the next three years also gave us a strong steer.Continue reading “What do we campaign on and why?”