Thousands of poor South Carolinians with disabilities continue to live in grossly inadequate conditions in community residential care facilities (CRCFs) across the state. April 9, 2013 Protection and Advocacy for People with Disabilities, Inc. (P&A) released Still...No Place to Call Home, an update of its 2009 report, No Place to Call Home.
The new report documents conditions at 14 CRCFs across the state. The report's findings reveal continued lack of oversight of facilities that are dirty, provide inadequate food, do not administer medications correctly, violate residents' rights, and do not provide protection from potential harm. You may also view the report's cover letter HERE.
P&A is a member of the National Disability Rights Network (NDRN)
The Impact Fund, a nonprofit organization that provides funding for impact litigation in the areas of civil rights, environmental justice, and poverty law, has awarded P&A a $5,000 grant to support its work.
Protection & Advocacy for People with Disabilities, Inc. is a United Way of the Midlands Partner Agency.
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