Social care services should enable disabled people to participate in society on an equal basis to others.
This bulletin looks at how social care services can ensure they promote equality for disabled people. This will only be achieved if care providers focus on the barriers that disabled people face.
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.
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.
This video was created by the Department for Children, Schools and Families. It talks about the needs and priorities the every young people has if disabled or not.
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.
Report summarising research which showed disabled people's rights to safety and security are often denied them in the UK and setting out the steps the Equality and Human Rights Commission will take to promote disabled people's safety and security.
This report is intended to offer a concise overview of the issues faced by families with a disabled child.
Consultation document seeking views on the draft Scottish Government response to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child's 'concluding observations' on the UK's record on ensuring the rights of all children.
This is the first of 4 volumes of comprehensive guidance on the Children (Scotland) Act 1995. The Regulations, Directions and Guidance which are included in this and other volumes are designed to provide guidance on the implementation of Parts II, III and IV of the Act.
This includes promotion of child welfare; the planning of childrens' services; provision of accommodation and day care services; children and disability; protecting children and short-term refuge for children at risk of harm.
Reid Howie Associates was commissioned by the Scottish Government in Summer 2008 to carry out an evaluation of a pilot advice service on disability issues provided by Ownership Options for Registered Social Landlords (RSLs) taking part in Scottish Executive (now Scottish Government) funded shared equity provision in Scotland.