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Movers and shakers

Author:
SALE Anabel Unity
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 28.09.06, 2006, pp.32-33.
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Reed Business Information

This article reports on Funky Feet, a disco for people with learning difficulties in south London which was set up by the London Borough of Merton.

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Just the job

Author:
SALE Anabel Unity
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 24.08.06, 2006, pp.28-29.
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Reed Business Information

This article looks at the employment options for people with learning disabilities who wish to join the mainstream workforce.

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Alert to the danger signs

Authors:
SALE Anabel Unity, MICKEL Andrew
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 26.2.09, 2009, pp.30-31.
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Reed Business Information

Disability organisations have warned that disability hate crimes were "disappearing" from adult protection inquiries. Four organisations that help disabled people and others tackle disability hate crime highlight initiatives which aim to raise awareness and help people challenge hate crime.

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Shooting from the HIP

Author:
SALE Anabel Unity
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 4.9.08, 2008, pp.30-31.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

HIP Hockey is run by Tact, a charity that supports people with learning disabilities to live in their local communities. Every week the only project of its kind in the UK runs three hour-long hockey sessions in Gloucestershire for people with learning disabilities. This article reports on the success of the initiative.

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Doing it for themselves: learning difficulties progress, self advocacy and 60 years of Mencap

Author:
SALE Anabel Unity
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 23.11.06, 2006, pp.32-33.
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Reed Business Information

With memories of long-stay hospitals beginning to recede and a broad consensus for policies promoting self-advocacy and  employment, people with learning difficulties are facing a brighter future than at any time in the past. This is the situation as Mencap celebrates its 60th anniversary

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Can a new day centre dawn?

Author:
SALE Anabel Unity
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 20.01.20, 2005, pp.30-31.
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Reed Business Information

Looks at day centres and whether they continue to be outdated, despite the efforts of many to re-inventing themselves. Stresses that they need to be needs-led and reflect the needs of their users.

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Till death us do part

Author:
SALE Anabel Unity
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 5.8.04, 2004, pp.34-35.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

People with learning difficulties experience the loss and pain of bereavement like everyone else, but with the added difficulty of comprehending death. Looks at examples good practice in addressing the needs of people with learning difficulties.

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Secure or segregated?

Author:
SALE Anabel Unity
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 22.01.04, 2004, pp.26-27.
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Reed Business Information

The government is committed to ensuring people with learning difficulties have a choice over their housing. Village communities are one option but not everybody agrees that they are appropriate. Looks at two opposing views.

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Filling that gap

Author:
SALE Anabel Unity
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 19.3.09, 2009, p.28.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

The English-based charity Langdon Community, which helps young Jewish people with learning disabilities, is helping to support staff and clients to work overseas in similar organisations.

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Housing scheme is putting people in the comfort zone

Author:
SALE Anabel Unity
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 11.12.08, 2008, pp.36-37.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Reports on the work of the supported housing provider Comfort Care Services. The organisation provides supported accommodation for people with mental illness, learning disabilities and substance misuse problems in Slough, Reading and Maidenhead. It has also developed vital crisis units and an innovative Move On programme which operates a structured, three-tiered approach to support that eventually leads to clients living independently.

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