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Journal article

Time for a service overhaul

Author:
McCURRY Patrick
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 6.4.00, 2000, p.12.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Investigates what the government is doing about the provision of equipment for disabled people.

Journal article

Wage dilemma over jobs for disabled people

Author:
McCURRY Patrick
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 13.7.00, 2000, p.10.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Charities say that the minimum wage means they are struggling to afford therapeutic work. Asks if exemption would mean disabled people being exploited.

Journal article

The direct route

Author:
McCURRY Patrick
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 9.9.99, 1999, pp.20-21.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Direct payment schemes have been around for more than two and a half years and yet inconsistencies between local authorities are rife and take-up is low. Looks at the problems and solutions.

Journal article

Room to move forward

Author:
McCURRY Patrick
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 12.11.98, 1998, p.10.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Reports on how although new proposals on welfare reform have been widely welcomed, disability campaigners argue that the package isn't as benevolent as it may first appear.

Journal article

Conciliation or confrontation?

Author:
McCURRY Patrick
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 12.2.98, 1998, pp.26-27.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Some disability groups are turning to civil disobedience to get their point across, accusing other campaigners of apathy. Assesses the impact of recent direct action.

Journal article

Timely intervention

Author:
McCURRY Patrick
Journal article citation:
Care and Health Magazine, 28, 29.1.03, 2003, pp.26-27..
Publisher:
Care and Health

Looks at the idea of Time Banks, which are now being used by GPs and social care professionals to promote self-esteem and better health and well-being of marganised individuals. The idea began in the US, with participants depositing their time the bank by giving practical and support to others.

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