If you ask me…June Taylor

June Taylor uses sheltered housing and direct payments

Who has had the biggest influence on you?
I have never had anyone around me long enough to be able to answer this.

Which health or social care professional has been most use to you?
Social workers.
If you ran care services in your area what would you do differently?
Make sure people get the right diagnosis, medicine and care.

Name one thing that would make your life better?
Being able to have a normal night’s sleep.
What three words best describe you?
Smiley, happy and outgoing.

What event most changed your life?
Being able to help train others.

Has any government policy ever benefited you personally?
Care in the community and now the white paper.

If you could ban one thing what would it be?
Medication that changes behaviour.

What is your greatest achievement?
Living independently.

Who would you like to swap places with?
Anyone who has a family.

Who do you most admire?
Myself, for living the life I have.

What cause would you fight for?
The right for children to be taken seriously, and for more energy to be out into diagnosis, before prescription.

What is the most important lesson you have learned?
You can’t always be in control of the things that are precious and important.


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