National Independent Living Service (NILS)
Reclaiming Our Futures Alliance vision on the future of independent living for Disabled people was developed through two national consultation meetings and an online consultation with disabled people and DPOs in England. For independent living to be a reality for Disabled people, we need a system that provides the right type, amount, quality and range of options and choices. The current social care and welfare systems are not up to the task and Disabled people’s experiences of independent living are going backwards while being subject to a dramatic postcode lottery.
ROFA has produced a document ‘Independent Living for the Future’ our vision for a national independent living service, including an easy read version which can be accessed and downloaded by selecting this link ‘Independent Living for the Future’
Here are a range of videos made by disabled people explaining what independent living means to them