Saturday, 31 December 2011

CRAWFORD AVENUE- Centre for Disabled

The parents of seven disabled children have failed in their legal bid to stop the closure of a council-run respite centre.
Campaigners mounted a judicial review challenge of Brent Council’s decision to close its Short Breaks Unit, in Crawford Avenue, Wembley, which the parents claim will leave a gaping hole in the provision of respite care.

The unit is one of only two such centers run by the council which offers short-term respite care for disabled children. 
The council’s decision was a result of having to make £104 million of cuts over four years.
There are plans to relocate both respite care units at the Village School but this wont be until 2012.

Read more on this:-

No comments:

Post a Comment