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Children Act 1989: children with disabilities; guidance

Author:
GREAT BRITAIN. Department of Health
Publisher:
Great Britain. Department of Health
Publication year:
1991
Pagination:
100p.
Place of publication:
London
Book

The Children Act 1989 guidance and regulations: volume 6; children with disabilities

Author:
GREAT BRITAIN. Department of Health
Publisher:
HMSO/Great Britain. Department of Health
Publication year:
1991
Pagination:
82p.
Place of publication:
London
Book

Caring for quality: guidance on standards for residential homes for people with a physical disability; a compilation of standards and guidance developed by the Social Services Inspectorate

Author:
GREAT BRITAIN. Department of Health. Social Services Inspectorate
Publisher:
HMSO
Publication year:
1990
Pagination:
44p., bibliog.
Place of publication:
London

Draws together work done by the SSI in recent years to develop ways of evaluating services for people with physical and sensory disabilities. Intended as a guide and information resource.

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Disability Discrimination Act 1995: guidance on matters to be taken into account in determining questions relating to the definition of disability

Author:
GREAT BRITAIN. Department of Education and Employment
Publisher:
HMSO/Great Britain. Department of Education and Employment
Publication year:
1996
Pagination:
20p.
Place of publication:
London

Guidance issued under section 3 of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 concerning the definition of disability in the Act.

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Disability Discrimination Act: consultation document: guidance on matters to be taken into account in determining questions relating to the definition of disability

Author:
GREAT BRITAIN. Department for Work and Pensions
Publisher:
Stationery Office
Publication year:
2005
Pagination:
43p.
Place of publication:
London

Under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (as amended), the Government can publish statutory guidance which provides advice on matters to be taken into account by adjudicating bodies, such as courts and tribunals, when they are determining whether a person is a disabled person for the purposes of the Act. The existing guidance was written in 1996 and is now being revised and updated. The closing date for responses to this consultation document was 31 October 2005

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Children (NI) Order 2005: regulations and guidance: volume 5: children with a disability

Author:
GREAT BRITAIN. Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety for Northern Ireland
Publisher:
Stationery Office
Publication year:
1996
Pagination:
70p.
Place of publication:
Belfast

 The Regulations made under the Children Order include permissions and restrictions as to what may or may not be done and also requirements on what must be done. As with the Children Order itself, the Regulations carry the full weight of the law. The guidance issued under the Children Order is not law, but rather what the Department considers to be good practice. This covers: assessment; joint working; parenting; families; social care provision.

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The Scottish Translation, Interpreting and Communication Forum: good practice guidelines 2002

Author:
SCOTLAND. Scottish Executive. Scottish Translation Interpreting and communication Forum
Publisher:
Scotland. Scottish Executive
Publication year:
2002
Pagination:
36p.
Place of publication:
Edinburgh
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Carers and Disabled Children Act 2000: chapter 16; explanatory notes

Author:
GREAT BRITAIN. Parliament
Publisher:
Stationery Office
Publication year:
2000
Pagination:
8p.
Place of publication:
London
Book Full text available online for free

Charging for residential accommodation guide (CRAG): amended April 2009

Author:
WALES. Welsh Assembly Government
Publisher:
Wales. Welsh Assembly Government
Publication year:
2009
Pagination:
116p.
Place of publication:
Cardiff

This guidance is issued under Section 7(1) of the Local Authority Social Services Act 1970 which requires local authorities to exercise Social Services functions under guidance of the Secretary of State. The powers exercisable by Ministers under the Local Authority Social Services Act 1970 (and also the National Assistance Act 1948) have been transferred to the National Assembly.

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Safeguarding disabled children: practice guidance

Authors:
MURRAY Moira, OSBORNE Chris
Publisher:
Great Britain. Department for Children, Schools and Families
Publication year:
2009
Pagination:
83p.
Place of publication:
London

This guidance is supplementary to and should be used in conjunction with the government's statutory guidance, Working Together to Safeguard Children. It is presented in two parts, practice guidance for Local Safeguarding Children Boards and practice guidance for professionals. It also features research and statistical evidence on safeguarding disabled children and young people. The appendix includes: a summary of the relevant legislation, guidance and policy; resources to facilitate the safeguarding of disabled children and young people;  training and continuing professional development to support the safeguarding of disabled children and young people.

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