by Vanessa L King

A mother explains why the Ministry of Health's base model for caring for the disabled is based on factual error and discrimination.

In the world of work I don’t have many formal qualifications.  In the world where I am the parent of a 25 year old disabled woman of high needs I am highly qualified to discuss policy re payment to family carers.  Many of us are now familiar with the Human Rights Commission case against the Ministry of Health (The Ministry v Atkinson 2010), which resulted in the government announcing