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DLA policy will leave patients vulnerable

Published 10/12/2010

In THE Comprehensive Spending Review, the Chancellor announced the government would be removing the mobility component of Disability Living Allowance (DLA) for those people who live in residential care homes.

Without this vital lifeline, many disabled people in residential care will lose much of their independence. Disabled people need this vital benefit.

COLIN MAGILL

Belfast

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