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Press for action

Author:
GEORGE Mike
Journal article citation:
Social Work Today, 21.5.92, 1992, p.22.
Publisher:
British Association of Social Workers

Reports on the establishment of twelve pilot schemes funded by the DoH under the National Disability Information Project.

Journal article

Disability in Europe

Author:
GEORGE Mike
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 26.9.91, 1991, pp.26-27.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Looks at how Europe is addressing disability and the implications of 1992.

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Making headway

Authors:
GEORGE Mike, NEEDHAM Carol
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 14.6.01, May 2001, pp.32-33.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

There are few services provided for people with brain injuries with the result that too much pressure is placed on their carers. Talks to a social worker about the difficulties she had in obtaining support for her client and his carer.

Journal article

Access to change

Author:
GEORGE Mike
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 5.12.96, 1996, pp.32-33.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

The Disability Discrimination Act, backed by many social services departments, is now law. Warns of the dangers they will face when trying to meet its requirements.

Journal article

Too little too late

Author:
GEORGE Mike
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 5.1.96, 1996, p.19.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

The Disability Discrimination Act 1995 has been heavily criticised by most disability groups for inadequately addressing the impact of discrimination upon them. Reports on why disabled people feel let down by the Act.

Journal article

Put to the test

Author:
GEORGE Mike
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 23.3.95, 1995, p.18.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Disability organisations are worried that the point-scoring system for new incapacity benefit will mean thousands of claimants will not qualify for the benefit. The reason for this concern is because the test used in assessing incapacity only addresses people's inability to perform daily living activities, thus measuring disability rather than incapacity for work. Reports on proposed changes.

Journal article

Two nations

Authors:
LINEHAN Tim, GEORGE Mike, MASSIE Bert
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 18.8.94, 1994, pp.14-15.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Considers the extent to which the government's consultation paper on tackling discrimination against disabled people meets the demands of the disabled rights lobby.

Journal article

Friday - the thirteenth time

Author:
GEORGE Mike
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 10.3.94, 1994, p.18.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

The second reading of Labour MP, Roger Berry's Civil Rights (Disabled Persons) Bill is the thirteenth attempt in 15 years to get anti-discrimination legislation passed. Considers the likelihood of the law being changed and draws attention to implications for social services if it were passed.

Journal article

Grabbing some attention

Author:
GEORGE Mike
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 20.1.94, 1994, pp.14-15.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Looks at action on recruitment, training and career progression for disabled social workers and talks to a group of disabled social workers about their treatment in social service departments.

Journal article

Cash for care

Author:
GEORGE Mike
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 20.2.92, 1992, p.9.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

The Independent Living Fund, through which disabled people are able to buy in their own care, will not continue beyond April 1993.

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