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Dignity in health care for people with learning disabilities

Guidance for nurses RCN This guidance, developed by the Royal College of Nursing Learning Disability Nursing Forum, aims to improve dignity in health care for people with learning disabilities. While designed primarily to support the nursing workforce working in all health care settings, other health care and social care staff may also find this publication a useful resource.

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Dignity in health care for people with learning disabilities

Guidance for nurses RCN This guidance, developed by the Royal College of Nursing Learning Disability Nursing Forum, aims to improve dignity in health care for people with learning disabilities. While designed primarily to support the nursing workforce working in all health care settings, other health care and social care staff may also find this publication a useful resource.

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Dignity in health care for people with learning disabilities

Guidance for nurses RCN This guidance, developed by the Royal College of Nursing Learning Disability Nursing Forum, aims to improve dignity in health care for people with learning disabilities. While designed primarily to support the nursing workforce working in all health care settings, other health care and social care staff may also find this publication a useful resource.

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Dignity in health care for people with learning disabilities

Guidance for nurses RCN This guidance, developed by the Royal College of Nursing Learning Disability Nursing Forum, aims to improve dignity in health care for people with learning disabilities. While designed primarily to support the nursing workforce working in all health care settings, other health care and social care staff may also find this publication a useful resource.

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Direct Payments And Why They Are Important - Talk

Why are direct payments schemes so important? They are important for many reasons many of which I hope to cover in this talk. These kind of schemes have not only transformed the lives of thousands of disabled people in this country but also thousands of disabled people worldwide.

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Improving the Life Chances of Disabled People

Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit January 2005 Getting a job or education, travelling between home and work, going for a drink or to the cinema with friends are activities most of us take for granted. But for too many disabled people these ordinary aspects of life remain difficult to achieve. That is why I asked the Strategy Unit to look at what more we can do to improve disabled people’s opportunities, to improve their quality of life and strengthen our society. Despite considerable progress, disabled people are still experiencing disadvantage and discrimination. Barriers – in attitudes, the design of buildings and policies, for example – still have to be overcome by disabled people, reducing their opportunities and preventing them fulfilling their potential. Too many services are organised to suit providers rather than being personalised around the needs of disabled people.

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Improving the life chances of disabled people - Final Report

January 2005 A joint report with: Department for Work and Pensions Department of Health Department for Education and Skills Office of the Deputy Prime Minister

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NO SECRETS

THE PROTECTION OF VULNERABLE ADULTS FROM ABUSE: LOCAL CODES OF PRACTICE Findings from an analysis of local codes of practice June 2002 Keith Sumner

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TRANSFORMING SOCIAL CARE

This Local Authority Circular sets out information to support the transformation of social care signalled in the Department of Health’s social care Green Paper, Independence, Well-being and Choice (2005) and reinforced in the White Paper, Our health, our care, our say: a new direction for community services in 2006. The approach was confirmed in the landmark ‘Putting People First’ Concordat1 between six Government Departments, the Local Government Association, the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services, the NHS, representatives of independent sector providers, the Commission for Social Care Inspection and other partners, published in December 2007.

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TRANSFORMING SOCIAL CARE

This Local Authority Circular sets out information to support the transformation of social care signalled in the Department of Health’s social care Green Paper, Independence, Well-being and Choice (2005) and reinforced in the White Paper, Our health, our care, our say: a new direction for community services in 2006. The approach was confirmed in the landmark ‘Putting People First’ Concordat1 between six Government Departments, the Local Government Association, the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services, the NHS, representatives of independent sector providers, the Commission for Social Care Inspection and other partners, published in December 2007.

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What is the point in pre-employment health checks?

RADAR Think Piece Liz Sayce Date: January 2010 As Parliament debates the hot topic of whether to prohibit employers from undertaking health checks before job offer, it is worth asking a wider question – what are the pros and cons of doing health checks at all, at any stage? Are they an essential HR tool? Or a gateway to discrimination and a poor use of resources that would be better spent on supports to help people work successfully once they are in post? Would reduced use of health checks signal a shift of emphasis from ‘screening out’ some people for health/disability-related reasons – towards a culture of openness and inclusion?

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Disability Resource Centre 2012 -  The Disability Resource Centre is a Registered Charity (No 1034581) and a Company Limited by Guarantee (No 2897250)