THANKS TO LEGAL AID, I enabled a wife to spend more time with her husband in hospital

Post 81

“I represented a young woman whose husband was in a minimally conscious state following a road traffic accident. She travelled 3 hours a day to visit him as he was placed so far from home. THANKS TO LEGAL AID, I persuaded his CCG to commission a new placement 20 minutes from home.”

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THANKS TO LEGAL AID, I represented an autistic boy with 1:1 care needs in the High Court

Post 79

“Today I met a 17 year old autistic boy with very challenging behaviour. His mother was getting almost no help and she was reaching a breaking point. THANKS TO LEGAL AID, the court forced the local authority to provide urgent support now while he gets a new assessment of his needs.”

THANKS TO LEGAL AID, I helped a terminally ill girl and her family access critical support

Post 78

“Today I met a terminally ill 20 year old girl with very high care needs. Her mother and sister were exhausted caring for her night and day. The family needed help and respite to cope. THANKS TO LEGAL AID, I persuaded the local authority to provide care, short breaks and respite.”

THANKS TO LEGAL AID, four adults with learning disabilities challenged the closure of their day centres

Post 77

“Today I met the families of 4 adults with learning disabilities. They attended day centres threatened with closure. Some had attended for more than 10 years with their friends. THANKS TO LEGAL AID, the court found the closure unlawful due to an inadequate consultation.”