Disabilities concerns in NS

Progress has been slow in moving people with disabilities out of institutions and into housing in the community, according to a new survey.

75% of the people with disabilities and their caregivers who were surveyed felt progress has been poor with some aging parents worried they’ll die before their children have an appropriate place to live.

The province says new money has help move 16 people into new homes with another 40 to be moved by the end of June, but there are over 1,300 such people are on waiting lists.