disabled people

This document was published as part of the National Service Framework (NSF) for Children and Maternity Services document. This case studies is an exemplar of a child with complex disability.

Working paper offering a review of research findings on the subject of referrals and working relationships between Jobcentre Plus and other organisations helping people with health problems and disabilities.

This document was written by the Department of Health. The National Service Framework for Children, Young People and Maternity Services establishes clear standards for promoting the health and well-being of children and young people and for providing high quality services that meet their needs.

This video is taken from the 'Forgotten Citizens' Conference held in Glasgow on the 17th June 2008, and represents a group of interviews based on what people thought of the conference.

This briefing focuses on fathers’ experiences of their child’s disability, impairment or chronic illness, and their resulting needs. Fathers of disabled children experience many of the same needs and concerns as mothers, but they do also have particular issues and needs. Fathers of disabled children are fathers first, and fathers of a disabled child second.

Episode of Woman's Hour in which the UK Government Green Paper on reform of the social care system in England is discussed. The guests, Phil Hope, Minister of State for Care Services; Martin Knapp, Professor of Social Policy at the London School of Economics; and Imelda Redmond, Chief Executive of Carers UK and Christine Ransome-Wallis, who cared for her elderly mother for 12 years; discuss the shape the new system might take.

Episode of Woman's Hour which broadcast a selection of listeners' stories and suggestions received in response to a previous discussion on the UK Government's proposals to reform the social care system in England.

This guide has been developed as a companion resource to the position statement and web guidance produced jointly by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and Disability Rights Commission.