The Children and Young People's Health Policy Influencing Group, of which VODG is a member, has published a new report analysing the extent to which Integrated Care System plans represent the needs of babies, children and young people.
VODG is a member of the Disability Poverty Campaign Group, led by Disability Rights UK. The Group wrote to the Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero to address the dropping of the energy social tariff.
VODG is part of the Disability Poverty Campaign Group and joined Disability Rights UK, Inclusion London and other charities in writing to the Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero on the urgent support required for disabled people.
VODG and our Valuing People Alliance Partners are asking people, families and supporters and paid staff to share their views on virtual wards, what adjustments are needed and how they work for people with learning disabilities and autistic people.
Recruitment and Retention is a significant challenge for many of our members. international recruitment is one solution being adopted, but more needs to be done to make the current system more accessible, transparent and cost-effective.
VODG response to the Levelling Up, Housing and Communities inquiry on Disabled People in the Housing Sector, highlighting the need for greater housing stock, new approaches to commissioning and new support to help third sector providers purchase and adapt properties.