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Book

An opportunity lost: social services use of the Independent Living Transfer

Author:
KESTENBAUM Ann
Publisher:
Disablement Income Group
Publication year:
1995
Pagination:
80p.,tables.
Place of publication:
London

Research report examining the use of the successor to the Independent Living Fund, a transitional funding arrangement designed to bridge the funding gap between the ILF and community care arrangements.

Book

Making community care a reality: the Independent Living Fund 1988-1993

Author:
KESTENBAUM Ann
Publisher:
Royal Association for Disability and Rehabilitation. Disablement Income Group
Publication year:
1993
Pagination:
56p.
Place of publication:
Nottingham

Outlines the history and operation of the Independent Living Fund.

Book

Taking care in the market: a study of agency homecare

Author:
KESTENBAUM Ann
Publisher:
Independent Living Foundation
Publication year:
1993
Pagination:
35p.,bibliog.
Place of publication:
Nottingham

Examines the market for domiciliary care in the East Midlands. Describes the independent sector services currently available to disabled people who are able to pay for them. Details user views of these services, and draws conclusions.

Book

Independent living: a review

Author:
KESTENBAUM Ann
Publisher:
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Publication year:
1996
Pagination:
63p.,bibliog.
Place of publication:
York

Review of findings and experience from research about various aspects of independent living. Looks at issues such as: housing, personal assistance, advocacy, information, employment, and income maintenance. Also addresses the debate around cash payments for personal assistance.

Journal article

A pot of money

Author:
KESTENBAUM Ann
Journal article citation:
Care Weekly, 17.11.94, 1994, p.11.

Current research by the Disablement Living Group into the way Independent Living Transfer is spent reveals a considerable amount of confusion over its origin and use.

Journal article

End of the road for independence?

Author:
KESTENBAUM Ann
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 21.10.99, 1999, p.24.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

This article examines the changing face of care for disabled people and argues that health and local authorities must work together to provide a flexible service which preserves user autonomy.

Book

Work, rest and pay: the deal for personal assistance users

Authors:
KESTENBAUM Ann, CAVA Helena
Publisher:
York Publishing Service/Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Publication year:
1998
Pagination:
80p.,bibliog.
Place of publication:
York

Explores the different factors that affect the decisions of disabled people who employ personal assistants and who want to work but find themselves left with little of their earnings above Income Support level after paying their assistants. Based on interviews with 42 disabled people. Ways forward in terms of policy changes are discussed in the conclusion.

Book

Disability-related costs and charges for community care

Author:
KESTENBAUM Ann
Publisher:
Disablement Income Group
Publication year:
1997
Pagination:
76p.,list of orgs.,bibliog.
Place of publication:
London

Report from a project aiming to develop and recommend a basis for considering an individual's disability related costs, which would balance the need to take these outgoings into account when assessing that person's ability to pay community care charges against the need to minimise both extra local authority administration costs and the need for assessment procedures.

Journal article

The state of independence

Author:
KESTENBAUM Ann
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 22.2.96, 1996, pp.32-33.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Asks whether government proposals for direct payments to disabled people are as comprehensive and wide-ranging as they ought to be.

Book

Cash for care: the experience of Independent Living Fund clients

Author:
KESTENBAUM Ann
Publisher:
Independent Living Foundation
Publication year:
1992
Pagination:
100p.,tables.
Place of publication:
Nottingham

Research report exploring what happens when disabled people are provided with the money to buy in their own care services, and in particular at services bought from a variety of private sources outside the statutory sector. Based on interviews with disabled people.

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