Disabled Boy Left Fighting For His Life Following Hackney Homes Eviction

Disabled teenager is in critical condition after being evicted from his social housing – even though the housing company had been warned of his need for a stable environment. Great blog by Johnny Void – please read.

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Hackney HomesA call has gone out to contact Hackney Homes in protest after a young  disabled man has been left fighting for his life shortly after being evicted from his home by the arms length management organisation (ALMO) who manage much of the social housing in Hackney.

According to the Hackney Gazette“George Hawkins, 16, who suffers from degenerative epileptic condition Dravet Syndrome, began having unusual seizure activity and spasms last Saturday, but stopped breathing and turned blue after taking a dose of Midazalam, an emergency medication to stop seizures, the following night.

“He has spent the last few days on a ventilator in the Royal London Hospital, and doctors are trying out various strong drugs to control his fits – which have still not worked to bring them under control.”

This eviction took place even after medical staff wrote to Hackney Homes warning that the young man needs: “stable…

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