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.
Video looking at personalisation for a disabled person living at home with PA support through a personal budget.
This guide tells you about a report called National Guidance on the Implementation of Local Area Co-ordination. The report shows how local area co-ordination has helped people with disabilities across Scotland get better lives.
It also shows that local area co-ordination can help local councils to save money.
Report based on the findings of the 2008 British Workplace Behaviour Survey which showed that disabled people and people with long-term illnesses experience more negative treatment in the workplace compared to non-disabled people. It argues this trend may have implications for government policies helping people to access and remain in employment.
This is a summary of a report on a study that sought to identify: differences in planning for disabled young people in residential schools outside local authority boundaries compared to young people attending their local special schools; the factors which impact on transition planning and transition outcomes for these young people; key areas for future research and the feasibility of such work.