Mum-of-two and family breadwinner refused NHS cash because she is "not disabled enough"

Mum-of-two and family breadwinner refused NHS cash because she is not disabled enough
 

A mum-of-two who works full-time despite having cerebral palsy spastic diplegia said she has been refused NHS money for a wheelchair because she is not disabled enough.
Adele Boan needs a £5,300 lightweight chair to work 33-and-a-half hours as a faculty administrator at St Helens College.
She is the sole breadwinner in her family because her husband Stewart, 46, is registered blind.
The 44-year-old from St Helens, whose condition causes tense leg muscles and spasms, is being forced to pay £1,600 towards the cost of the chair - the rest is paid for by her employers and a government scheme... read more

 
13 January 2019 in Regional North West , Views: 52
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