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Welfare Reform on the Web (October 2002): Services for the Disabled - UK

A SENSE OF PLACE

N Valios

Community Care, July 11th-17th 2002, p.28-79

For many people who provide foster care for disabled adults, the government's new regulations, designed to raise the overall quality of care, represent an unwelcome burden. Article believes they could even prove self-defeating as carers decide to opt out.

A STRATEGY FOR LEARNING DISABILITY: ITS RELEVANCE FOR THOSE WORKING WITH YOUNG PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

T. Davis and V Thurtle

Community Practitioner, vol. 75 2002, p. 292-294

Presents a critique of the proposals embedded in the white paper "Valuing people: a strategy for learning disability" which related to all young disabled people. Focuses on the proposals which relate to transition to adulthood for all disabled adolescents.

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