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Breaking down the barriers: social housing for people with disabilities in Europe

Author:
RANDALL Bill
Publisher:
CECODHAS. The European Liaison Committee for Social Housing
Publication year:
2003
Pagination:
33p.
Place of publication:
Brussels

Breaking down the barriers Social Housing for People with disabilities marks the European Year of People with Disabilities. The report catalogues the many and innovative ways in which housing associations, companies and co-ops are breaking down the barriers to liberate disabled people across the European Union. The report is published in English, German and French.

Journal article

Disability in Europe

Author:
GEORGE Mike
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 26.9.91, 1991, pp.26-27.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Looks at how Europe is addressing disability and the implications of 1992.

Journal article

On a wing and a prayer

Author:
REDDING Don
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 9.8.90, 1990, pp.15-17.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

The disabled in Romania have faced lack of resources and commitment, and change is very slow.

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Services to prevent disability in the elderly: report on a WHO meeting...October 1982

Author:
WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION. Regional Office for Europe
Publisher:
World Health Organization
Publication year:
1983
Pagination:
33p.,diags.,bibliog.
Place of publication:
Copenhagen
Journal article

Partners for progress: employers working with people with disabilities

Author:
BREUER Zoey
Journal article citation:
A Life in the Day, 4(1), February 2000, pp.25-27.
Publisher:
Emerald

Over the past five years many mental health organisations have participated in the European Union's HORIZON programme - a sub-division of the employment community initiative. As a result of this programme many innovative schemes supporting disabled and disadvantaged people in obtaining and keeping jobs have been set up in Britain and across Europe. This article summarises the work that has been done to inform and persuade employers that it is in their interest to make use of the skills of disabled people.

Journal article

The aims and purposes of HELIOS II

Author:
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Journal article citation:
Social Work in Europe, 3(1), 1996, pp.51-52.
Publisher:
Russell House

Describes the community action programme HELIOS II (1993-1996) which is being developed jointly by the European Commission and non-governmental organisations of each of the member states. The programme aims to promote equal opportunities for, and the integration of, disabled people.

Journal article

Getting to grips with Eurospeak

Author:
HAWKS Jennie
Journal article citation:
Disability Issues, 19, November 1994, pp.8-9.

A guide to the European programmes which are of immediate interest to those in the disability field.

Journal article

Who's taking the lead in Europe?

Author:
HALDANE Carol
Journal article citation:
Disability Issues, 16, April 1994, pp.14-15.

Looks at European Union (EU) funding programmes such as HELIOS and how far they favour projects which involve disabled people in developing policies.

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Evaluation of UK participation in the HELIOS programme; final report; executive summary

Authors:
LOVELOCK Robin, POWELL Jackie, STACK Liz
Publisher:
University of Southampton. Department of Social Work Studies
Publication year:
1993
Pagination:
19p.
Place of publication:
Southampton

Preliminary version of a report to be published by Avebury in June 1994. Looks at UK participation in an EC action programme concerning disability.

Journal article

The European union and people with disabilities

Author:
GOODING Caroline
Journal article citation:
Contact, 72, Summer 1992, pp.15-16.
Publisher:
Royal Assocation for Disability and Rehabilitation

Outlines the models of decision making in the EC and the scope of its powers and considers EC policy towards disabled people covering disability initiatives, the Social Charter, and Maastricht.

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