Family carers protest in Gloucestershire

photo from Philip Booths' blog

 Gloucestershire County Council has proposed shutting Dursley Training Unit that supports 21 adults with severe learning difficulties and physical disabilities – all in order to save £73,000. Those using the centre and their relatives are challenging this decision.

read blog in full here    which includes links to media articles and comments from families

see Philips’ video here

If anyone would like to support these families, please contact  chrispockett@yahoo.co.uk     

Carer Watch  contacted Chris and he has supplied details for the online version of their petition. It can be found here

It  can only be signed by people who live, work or study in Gloucestershire, OR

live in neighbouring counties e.g. South Gloucestershire, Wiltshire, Worcestershire, Herefordshire and Monmouthshire

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