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Journal article

Community care: experience overseas

Author:
CAMPBELL Stephen
Journal article citation:
County News, 88(3), June 1995, pp.24-25.

Provides an account of a visit to the Princess Basma Centre, a rehabilitation facility for disabled children in Jerusalem.

Book

Disabled children in Britain: a re-analysis of the OPCS disability survey

Authors:
GORDON David, PARKER Roy, LOUGHRAN Frank
Publisher:
Stationery Office
Publication year:
2000
Pagination:
312p.
Place of publication:
London

Presents a re-analysis of the large amounts of data (c.1600 interviews) collected during the two adult and two children's surveys conducted for the OPCS, 1985 - 1988, to exploit it more fully than the results already published by OPCS. Enormous computational problems have been resolved, and the design differences between the surveys have been taken into account. Even the definition of disability varies. Covers multiple disability, poverty and disability, allocation criteria, service provision and unmet needs, and many aspects of the care of disabled children with their families or in residential homes.

Book

People with disabilities who challenge the system

Editors:
LEHR Donna H., BROWN Fredda
Publisher:
Paul H. Brookes
Publication year:
1996
Pagination:
459p.,tables,bibliog.
Place of publication:
Baltimore, MD

Demonstrates how to build supports to surmount the unique challenges of including people who are deaf-blind, who have severe cognitive disabilities, or have serious behaviour problems, into school, the workplace, and the community. Uses case studies to illustrate ideas.

Book

Understanding disability: from theory to practice

Author:
OLIVER Michael
Publisher:
Macmillan
Publication year:
1996
Pagination:
218p.,bibliog.
Place of publication:
Basingstoke

Collection of essays discussing recent and perennial issues concerned with disabled people. Interwoven with the authors personal experiences, he looks at citizenship, community care, social policy and welfare, education, rehabilitation, the politics of new social movements and the international context. The book is a personal exploration as well as an attempt to take further the theoretical understanding of disability.

Book

If only I'd known that a year ago: a guide for newly disabled people, their families and friends

Author:
ROYAL ASSOCIATION FOR DISABILITY AND REHABILITATION
Publisher:
Royal Association for Disability and Rehabilitation
Publication year:
1993
Pagination:
13p.,lists of orgs.,bibliogs.
Place of publication:
London

Contains information sheets on: community care; housing; daily living; mobility; education; employment; community health services; support for carers; social security; personal relationships; and holidays, leisure and sports.

Book

An introduction to disability studies

Author:
JOHNSTONE David
Publisher:
David Fulton
Publication year:
2001
Pagination:
186p, bibliog.
Place of publication:
London
Edition:
2nd

Disability studies is now a legitimate area of academic study. It is multidisciplinary in its critique of oppressions that have historically 'dumped' people on the margins of society. Contents include: critical factors in community care and independent living; legislation in the UK and USA; what is the meaning of quality of life?; euthanasia and the new eugenics; disability research; medical health and disability; the enabling environment.

Journal article

Rewards for excellence

Author:
MAPP Sue
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 28.5.98, 1998, pp.20-22.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

As the countdown begins for the 1998 Community Care Awards, looks back at last year's winners and finds out what it will take for this year's entrants to win awards for their projects.

Journal article

Community care law update

Author:
COLLINS Simon
Journal article citation:
SCOLAG Journal, 233, April 1996, pp.59-62.
Publisher:
ScoLAG(Scottish Legal Action Group)

Community care is a new and rapidly expanding area of law. The author, examines some important recent developments by using recent case examples covering the assessment of need; assessment of special educational needs; closure of local authority residential homes; homelessness and community care; and contracting out care services.

Book

Ending discrimination against disabled people: presented to Parliament by the Minister for Disabled People by command of Her Majesty January 1995

Author:
GREAT BRITAIN. Parliament. House of Commons
Publisher:
HMSO
Publication year:
1995
Pagination:
44p.
Place of publication:
London

White paper setting out a package of anti-discrimination legislative proposals and measures for disabled people.

Book

Half measures: RADAR's response to the consultation document on government measures to tackle discrimination against disabled people

Author:
ROYAL ASSOCIATION FOR DISABILITY AND REHABILITATION
Publisher:
Royal Association for Disability and Rehabilitation
Publication year:
1994
Pagination:
81p.
Place of publication:
London

Contains sections on: the fight for legislation; education; transport; defining disability; employment; building regulations and housing; access to goods and services; financial services; social security; community care; and recommendations.

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