N.S. woman with cerebral palsy denied extra home care

CBC News | July 1, 2016, Written by Anjuli Patil

A Halifax woman with cerebral palsy seeking more home care hours from the province was officially denied funding for emergency funds she needed to pay her care givers on Wednesday.

Gerrianne Hull uses the province’s self-managed care program that provides money so she can hire her own home care workers to help look after her daily needs. They help Hull — who has limited mobility and difficulty speaking — get around day to day. Last weekend, she ran out of money to pay them.

[Read the full story here]

Gerrianne Hull learned on Wednesday that her application to get emergency funding to pay her home care workers for working extra hours was denied.

Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestFacebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestby feather