Above, I posted about how people can work from home even with limited stamina, as volunteers. An example has just been publicised.By coincidence, the Be My Eyes phone app is featured in the current Waitrose newsletter. It's international. Housebound people could add themselves to the list of volunteers, and be a help when a blind person needs a sighted person, somewhere, to pick up a call for help. It might be reading the sell by date, or asking if this or that jumper is the blue one.
Argghhhhhh........Nobody should be governed by inbuilt disability discrimination. Sir Trevor Phillips ..... " Disablism is institutionalised and is worse, in it's effects on people's lives, than Racism."Siobhan1 if the conveyor belt designed benefit systems cannot comprehend the existence of fluctuating, variable, unpredictable types of disability, then the fault lies with the civil servants. Simply by having such exclusionary schemes, they breach equal rights law and statutory duty.Will the new system be better? Will it be possible to thwart the system? E.g go self employed, or agency, and require payments only in one lump sum quarterly?Your expertise and experience is a national as well as a personal resource. But you alone will be informed about future ways to use it.Can your original skills be maximised now that surveys can be closer, better, by remotely controlled drone camera than by folk in hard hats tramping on site? Councils, for example, are vulnerable to challenge by failing to follow best practice and by failing to achieve best value for money, if they exclusively use the quill pen equivalent in carrying out their building regs checks. At the same time, they are practicing unlawful employment restrictions, by failing to make reasonable adjustments. Unions don't like that, and they can fund cases. (Which the useless discrimination quangos won't. ) NB offering the alternative employment of being a call centre worker is not, not, not acceptable.Power to your elbow.