Unequal impact? Coronavirus, disability and access to services: full Report



1 Introduction

This sub-inquiry and Reports

2 Access to food

Barriers to food shopping facing disabled people during lockdown

The Clinically Extremely Vulnerable group and national shielding

A medical model of disability

Unintended consequences

Local shielding arrangements: assessment of need and funding

3 Health and social care

Potentially discriminatory policies and practices

NICE guidelines for critical care

Evidence of inappropriate use of DNAR notices

Key equality considerations in reopening the NHS

Learning disabilities

Facemasks: barriers to effective communication

Slow response to protecting people in social care settings

Systemic problems in the social care sector and the need for urgent reform

4 Provision for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)

Addressing systemic problems in SEND provision

Catch-up funding for students with SEND

5 Engagement and communications with disabled people

Stakeholder engagement

Effects of poor communication on disabled people

Accessibility of communications

Accessibility of our sub-inquiry

6 A future independent inquiry

ONS data

Public Health England review of deaths of people with learning disabilities

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal minutes


Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

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