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Worst of both worlds

Authors:
BEUM Nasa, MORRIS Jenny
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 31.10.02, 2002, p.36.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Looks at the divide that exists between the different services disabled people with mental health problems require.

Journal article

Rights muddle

Author:
MORRIS Jenny
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 21.7.94, 1994, pp.22-23.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Owing to a misunderstanding over legislation the rights of disabled people for housing and support are often going unrecognised.

Book

The shape of things to come: user-led social services

Author:
MORRIS Jenny
Publisher:
National Institute for Social Work
Publication year:
1994
Pagination:
75p.,bibliog.
Place of publication:
London

Report looking at opportunities for user's to become more involved in services. Examines features associated with organisations run by service users and asks whether these features can be taken on by statutory and independent service providers.

Journal article

Community care or independent living?

Author:
MORRIS Jenny
Journal article citation:
Critical Social Policy, 40, Summer 1994, pp.24-45.
Publisher:
Sage

Community care policies are based on an ideology of dependency. This means that community care practice - in particular the changes in the Independent Living Fund and the way that statutory services are delivered - often constitutes a barrier to independent living. Research on the experience of receiving personal assistance with daily living activities found that receiving cash to pay for assistance enables disabled people to make the kinds of choices in their lives which non-disabled people take for granted

Journal article

Achievable goals

Author:
MORRIS Jenny
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 18.2.93, 1993, pp.22-23.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

The author in her research, looked at the experience of people with physical disabilities in the community. She found that community care practice can be restrictive and create dependency, but also discovered the benefits of genuine independence, when that is achieved.

Journal article

Advocating true reform

Author:
MORRIS Jenny
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 4.2.93, 1993, pp.16-17.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Community care reform has meant loss of access to Independent Living Fund grants. Looks at the success of an independent living advocate at Stoke Mandeville Hospital and considers why community care reforms may lead to greater institutionalisation for many.

Journal article

Key task 1: criteria motives

Author:
MORRIS Jenny
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 14.1.93, 1993, p.17.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Argues that needs-led assessment should not be a disguise for resource-led assessment rationed by criteria.

Book

Disabled lives: many voices, one message

Author:
MORRIS Jenny
Publisher:
Joseph Rowntree Foundation, BBC Education
Publication year:
1993
Pagination:
28p.,illus.list of orgs.bibliog.
Place of publication:
York

Booklet challenging the way disabled people have been devalued and denied the right to a home, a job and a family life. Covers issues such as charities, independent living and the growth of a disability culture.

Book

The Independent Living Advocate project: final evaluation

Author:
MORRIS Jenny
Publisher:
Spinal Injuries Association
Publication year:
1993
Pagination:
54p.,tables.
Place of publication:
London

Addresses the users' experiences of the service offered by the Independent Living Advocate and looks at how the innovative and empowering nature of the post can be continued and promoted.

Journal article

Pride in ourselves

Author:
MORRIS Jenny
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 9.1.92, 1992, pp.18-19.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

The author explains the reasons behind the demonstrations by disabled people against the recent BBC Children in Need Appeal.

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