Nathan Mattick says waiting times for disability aids are 'shocking'

Nathan Mattick, 16-years-old with cerebal palsy said that the report from the Care Quality Commission regarding the wait for disability provisions were 'shocking', saying that "people are left stranded" without wheelchairs.


Disabled children's wait for care

Disabled children and their families sometimes wait for up to a year for aids such as wheelchairs, a social care watchdog review has found. The Care Quality Commission found the national average wait for powered wheelchairs is three months.