Ministry official sticks to her guns (despite Checkpoint nagging) about funding for provider of services for the disabled

RNZ’s Checkpoint last Friday reported that Laura Fergusson Rehabilitation will be closing all services in Whanganui, Waikato and Auckland by August this year because of a lack of funding.

Clients affected by the decision understandably expressed their concerns.

Laura Fergusson Rehabilitation offers residential and outpatient care including programmes for people living with disabilities and those affected by strokes, brain and spinal injury.

Whether an organisation that has helped thousands of New Zealanders was adequately funded by government agencies is a key issue. Continue reading “Ministry official sticks to her guns (despite Checkpoint nagging) about funding for provider of services for the disabled”