During COVID-19 Members of dis ABILITY Louth conducted a comprehensive research into the impact of the COVID pandemic had on people living with a disability and their carers. The research captured and reported how people maintained social relationships with family and friends, spent their time and how they used local amenities. The research also revealed their experience in the rollout of information about Covid services and the overall impact of cuts and cancellations of disability services. The research highlighted the difficulties faced by people with disabilities, not just during the pandemic but in life itself, as one person interviewed said “we live in a lifelong lockdown”.
Click on the link below to see the video format of the research.