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Disability care faces an unprecedented crisis

2021-10-22T16:36:14.614Z

DECRYPTION - Faced with a shortage of professionals, specialized centers refer patients to their parents.



At 27, Martin now spends most of his time with his parents, between the television and the computer. In September, this young man suffering from cerebral palsy saw his day care treatment time reduced by 60%.

“Martin needs help washing, dressing, cutting food, going out. He can use a simplified telephone in the event of a problem, but he needs an almost permanent presence. I got into part-time teleworking to be able to take care of him because his home had to reduce the number of reception days

,

explains his dad, Jean-Christophe, an IT consultant. For how long? Will the situation get worse? Should another method of support be considered? This father, a computer consultant, has no idea.

“We live in complete uncertainty

,” he says.

For the moment, we have managed to organize ourselves, but for others, more in difficulty, it is hell. "

A wind of panic is blowing in

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Source: lefigaro

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