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Update on the National Disability Information Project

Author:
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Journal article citation:
Caring for people, 8, 1991, p.9.

Summarises the Department of Health's initiative on providing information to disabled people. This includes 12 pilot "federations" of local disability information providers, which will be supported and co-ordinated by a team from the Policy Studies Institute who will also be working with national bodies.

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.

Book

Equipment for disability: a guide to provision

Authors:
MANDELSTAM Michael, comp
Publisher:
Disabled Living Foundation
Publication year:
1991
Pagination:
40p.,wall chart.
Place of publication:
London

Short practical guide to equipment provision for people with disabilities. Arranged alphabetically and illustrated with charts.

Journal article

Information for people with disabilities

Author:
FLEMING Stephen
Journal article citation:
ReHab NetWork, 24, Winter 1991, pp.12-14.
Publisher:
National Vocational Rehabilitation Association

Describes recent and future developments in using information technology to provide information directly to people with disabilities and their carers; includes list of participants in the National Disability Information Project.

Book

You're on the waiting list: families waiting for respite care services: fourth interim report

Authors:
ROBINSON Carol, STALKER Kirsten
Publisher:
Norah Fry Research Centre
Publication year:
1991
Pagination:
37p.
Place of publication:
Bristol

Many families experience serious problems finding suitable services which can cater for both their child's complex health needs and their own need for significant levels of support. This paper highlights which services families were using and the difficulties of obtaining a coherent and consistent package of support. Regulatory concerns relating to the piece-meal provision of services and use of children's hospices are raised along with recommendations for improving policy and practice.

Journal article

Adoption outcomes for children with handicaps

Authors:
ROSENTHAL James, GROZE Victor, AGUILAR Gloria D.
Journal article citation:
Child Welfare Journal, 70(6), November 1991, pp.623-636.
Publisher:
Child Welfare League of America

Reports on a survey of families who had adopted children with physical and learning disabilities.

Journal article

PSSRU/CHE survey of private and voluntary residential care and nursing homes

Authors:
DARTON Robin, WRIGHT Ken
Journal article citation:
PSSRU Bulletin, 8, October 1991, pp.10-11.
Publisher:
Personal Social Services Research Unit

Reports on a surveys carried out among private and voluntary homes and local authority residential homes, comparing characteristics of residents, dependency levels, and the relation between resident characteristics and variations in fees charged.

Journal article

Paying the premium

Author:
WITCHER Sally
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 26.9.91, 1991, p.14.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Argues that the birth of the severe disability premium was a mistake and that the government would do well to start afresh.

Journal article

Unravelling disability allowances

Author:
BURGESS Paul
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 5.9.91, 1991, p.9.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Briefly outlines the Independent Living Fund and considers the implications of its winding up in June 1993.

Journal article

Right to work?

Author:
SCOTT Nicholas
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 5.9.91, 1991, p.19.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

The Minister for Disabled People writes in defence of the Disability Working Allowance.

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