Monday, August 29, 2011

Services For The Disabled: Yes. Assisted Suicide: Nope

Here's a good example of why services to severely disabled people should be the focus, and not about killing them off. This woman changed her mind about killing herself when she was offered appropriate therapy, which, as the story points out, is now about to be ended.
Shropshire woman 'shattered' as therapy sessions ended
A Shropshire woman who has multiple sclerosis has said group therapy sessions at a Shrewsbury hospital gave her a lifeline.
Jude Welsby was shocked when they came to an end abruptly in February 2010 after two therapists left.
She attended a meeting of the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals NHS Trust Health Communities scrutiny meeting this week.
She wanted to know why there had been no provision for her continued therapy. more

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