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New survey reveals the financial costs of COVID-19 for people with disability

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People with disability are facing financial hardship and going days without food during the COVID-19 pandemic, new research reveals. 

A survey from People with Disability Australia (PWDA) found that nine in 10 people with disability have experienced increased expenses due to the ongoing pandemic.

The 204 survey respondents reported spending more on food and groceries (58 per cent), healthcare (31 per cent), internet and phone (26 per cent), and sanitising and hygiene equipment (20 per cent).

To read the full article, please visit the Pro Bono Australia website.



Source:
Luke Michael, 2020, Probono Australia (https://probonoaustralia.com.au)

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