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Adults with Disabilities

Definitions of disability are now more readily acknowledged to be relative; segregated approaches are seen as inadequate and unacceptable - placing greater emphasis on community care and inclusion. However, policy intentions may not have the desired effects on the realities of everyday practice and policy changes themselves may be merely cosmetic, or appropriate but unfounded.

In the context of change in the ways that disability is viewed and responded to, the reports in this area focus on the debates on such issues as human rights, discrimination, definitions, policy and practices.

This collection is made up of full text reports on services for disabled adults, available to view free of charge

The spending power of disabled people and their families in 2014/15, and changes since 2012/13: data from the Family Resources Survey 2012/13 and 2014/15

This ad-hoc publication gives estimates of the household income available to disabled people and their families in 2014/15 after housing costs.

Work Choice official statistics: data for 25th October 2010 - 24th September 2016

Work Choice is an employment programme tailored to meet individual need.

Work Choice background information note

This note contains:An explanation of the Work Choice programme and its aims, including detail on providers of Work Choice across the 28 contract package areas in Great Britain.

Work Choice official statistics: data for 25th October 2010 - 24th June 2016

Work Choice focuses on helping individuals to achieve their full potential and move towards being more independent.

Work, health and disability green paper data pack: background information and methodology

The work, health and disability data pack brings together a range of new statistics and existing data analysis to inform the consultation discussion on ‘Improving Lives’.

Work, health and disability green paper data pack

This data pack brings together a range of new statistics and existing data analysis to inform the consultation discussion on ‘Improving Lives’.

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