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Book

Investing in disabled people: a strategy from welfare to work

Author:
HOWARD Marilyn
Publisher:
Disablement Income Group
Publication year:
1997
Pagination:
2 booklets in pack.
Place of publication:
London

Discusses and recommends options for eliminating the financial disincentives within the social security system which discourage disabled people wanting to work and creating instead the incentives which may encourage them back into employment.

Book

There may be trouble ahead: why occupational pensions and permanent health insurance are no substitutes for a state disability income scheme

Authors:
HOWARD Marilyn, THOMPSON Pauline
Publisher:
Disability Alliance
Publication year:
1995
Pagination:
46p.
Place of publication:
London

Presents the argument for a state disability scheme in order to provide a decent income for people who are unable to work through illness or disability.

Journal article

Jobseekers allowance and disabled people

Author:
HOWARD Marilyn
Journal article citation:
ReHab NetWork, 39, Autumn 1995, pp.4-6.
Publisher:
National Vocational Rehabilitation Association

Discusses the forthcoming Jobseekers Allowance and some its implications for disabled people.

Book

Paying the price: carers, poverty and social exclusion

Author:
HOWARD Marilyn
Publisher:
Child Poverty Action Group
Publication year:
2001
Pagination:
141p.,list of orgs.
Place of publication:
London

There are approximately six million people in the UK who provide care and support for someone, usually a relative or partner, who, because of age, health or disability, are unable to cope alone. Although this form of unpaid care work saves the taxpayer an estimated £34 billion a year in health and social services, the carers themselves are often left in poverty, excluded from any active social life and often without paid employment. This publication draws on recent research that looks at the way caring impacts on the lives of different types of carers. Each different group is examined a case study is presented to illustrate the different obstacles faced. The groups covered include: young carers; parent carers; working-age carers (and work), and; carers over pension age.

Book

Too young to count: the extra-mobility related costs of disabled children under five

Author:
HOWARD Marilyn
Publisher:
Disability Alliance
Publication year:
1994
Pagination:
20p.,bibliog.
Place of publication:
London

Looks at the results of a survey to assess additional costs to families with disabled children under five years old. Areas discussed include transport and travel, heating, clothing, telephone bills, laundry, and paying for services which are required as a result of a child's disability.

Book

Not just the job: report of a working group on disabled people using personal assistance and work incentives

Author:
HOWARD Marilyn
Publisher:
National Centre for Independent Living,|Joseph Rowntree Foundation,|Disability R
Publication year:
2001
Pagination:
80p,bibliog.
Place of publication:
York

Report of a working group concerned with work incentives for disabled people who use personal assistance, drawing on the experience of working group members and consultation with people with learning difficulties. It examines issues around work incentives and charging for support packages in the light of new guidance to social services authorities.

Book

Worried sick: reactions to the Government's plans for Invalidity Benefit

Authors:
HADJIPATERAS Angela, HOWARD Marilyn
Publisher:
Disability Alliance
Publication year:
1993
Pagination:
25p.
Place of publication:
London

Gives details of a survey undertaken on behalf of the Disability Benefits Consortium to investigate the current position in Invalidity Benefit and the impact of changes introduced in April 1993. Records the key findings of the survey and quotes from the comments made by respondents. Also highlights recommendations and policy implications at the end of each chapter.

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