BHTA and Newlife launch leaflet on Help for Families – Your legal rights in getting help for your disabled child
Help for Families – Your legal rights in getting help for your disabled child leaflet has been produced by the Children’s Equipment Section of the British Health Trade’s Association in collaboration with Newlife – The Charity for Disabled Children to help you understand your legal rights to help with the cost of getting the equipment or adaptations your disabled child needs.
The paper, highlights the following;
- Which laws give you which rights
- Who is legally responsible for providing what for your child
- Who you can go to for help if your child is not receiving what they are legally entitled to
The basis for this paper was provided by barristers advice published alongside Newlife’s 2018 four-point-plan campaigning to #FixTheFour due to an equipment crisis for disabled children. A full copy of the barristers advice in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, please visit Newlife’s website.