disabled people

Reforming social care (Radio 4 series : Woman's Hour)

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.

Reforming social care - listener feedback (Radio 4 series : Woman's Hour)

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.

Health and safety for disabled people and their employers: case study examples

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.

Ouch…it's a disability thing

Ouch is a BBC website that reflects the lives and experiences of disabled people.

Partner exploitation and violence in teenage intimate relationships

Report of a study which aimed to examine in depth young people's experiences of partner violence and the best ways to respond to this problem. The study used a broad definition of violence which encompassed emotional, verbal, physical and sexual forms of violence. These were studied both in isolation and as they co-exist within young people's relationships.

Looking back, looking forward: 20 years of Care & Repair England 1986-2006

Document from Care & Repair England, a charity concerned with improving housing conditions for older people, reviewing its achievements to date and stating its plans and policies for the future.

How can the housing needs of families with one or more disabled parents be met? (Outline 1)

Paper highlighting what is known and what the gaps are in developing policy and practice to meet the housing needs of families with disabled parents.

Services for disabled children: questionnaire testing

This report outlines the results of one stage of a larger project being carried out by NatCen on behalf of the DCSF and the Department of Health (DH). The overall aim of the project is to develop a questionnaire and survey design to measure parents’ experience of services for their disabled children.

The survey data would feed into a performance indicator to measure the core offer (information, transparency, assessment, participation and feedback) as well as the general experience of families with disabled children.