All too often, people with spinal cord injury find themselves discharged to somewhere totally unsuitable and, as this study confirms, care homes are often the very worst option for someone recovering from a traumatic spinal injury.
As a country, we're still celebrating the fantastic success of GB's Paralympians this summer. How many of them would have had the opportunity to compete if they'd spent months or years confined to a room in a care home?
Thousands of people are being robbed of the basic ability to get on with their lives.
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