No one should be left out of life

Headshot of Richard Kramer, who is smiling into the camera.
Richard Kramer, Sense Chief Executive.

Access to treatment for coronavirus should not be based on erroneous quality of life judgements about disabled people.

This weekend many of you will have read the worrying news that some people with long term health conditions and disabilities have been informed that they will be denied care if they become seriously ill with Coronavirus. I recognise how distressing this must be for so many of the families that Sense supports.

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Helping Annie shine

Mum and daughter playing

Five-year-old Annie has been on a difficult journey that families of a child with complex disabilities will recognise.  But in some ways, as her parents Ali and Michael acknowledge, she has been fortunate. They were able to get specialist help for her from Sense and this has made a huge difference to her life.

Sense wants all families with a child with complex disabilities to receive this level of support, and our new strategy – including the development of services and our campaigning work – aims to drive this forward.

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