DHSC's policies for elderly criticised by MLC

Matter to be raised in Tynwald

Policies which will hit the old and vulnerable in Manx society will be questioned in Tynwald on Tuesday.

The Department of Health and Social Care has come in for a lot of criticism recently, particularly on social media, for ending its financial support of Meals on Wheels and incontinence pads.

David Cretney MLC has voiced his disapproval online as well, and has been working to find out why such decisions have been taken, and whether anything can be done to reverse them.

He thinks the policies do not tally with government's stated aim to create a 'fair and inclusive society':

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