Disability services are essential services’: NDS CEO

Service providers are warning that 250,000 Australians with a disability are feeling “forgotten” by the emergency response planning for the COVID-19 virus.

Peak body National Disability Services warned Federal Human Services Minister Stuart Robert yesterday that disability providers were underprepared for the crisis, with urgent action needed to protect and retain the sector’s workforce.

Guest: David Moody, chief executive, National Disability Services

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Topics:
Accessibility, Access, Inclusion, Human Rights, Social Justice, Case Studies

Author:
Fran Kelly

Source:
RN Breakfast

Date published:
Thu 19th Mar, 2020