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
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’.
Research and development work relating to assistive technology 2015-16
This document reports on the research the government has funded to improve equipment for disabled and older people.
Information provision for people with multiple sclerosis: a theory of change and outcomes measurement framework approach
This report describes the process NPC undertook with the MS Society, MS Trust and other stakeholders to develop a theory of change for the provision of information to people with multiple sclerosis (PwMS).