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Improving life for disabled people

Improving life for disabled people News update The report finds that while Improving life for significant progress has been made in tackling pensioner poverty, those on lowest incomes still experience disabled people the greatest exclusion, disadvantage and ill health. It he Government has published which has the target to ‘increase shows the importance of tackling Tits strategy which aims to give disabled people’s ability to live isolation as well as income in order the 11 million disabled people in independently at home, at work to improve older people’s quality the UK greater participation and and in the community with support of life. inclusion in the economy and in based on personal need, choice and The report has formed an society. The report, Improving the empowerment through a major important part of the Life Chances of Disabled People, expansion of direct payments in the Government’s work on its strategy states that, by 2025, disabled form of individual budgets’. for an ageing society and the people should have full The launch of the report was continuing development of Link- opportunities and choices to accompanied by the announcement Age. Other findings in the report improve their quality of life and be that a new Office for Disability http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Working with Older People Emerald Publishing

Improving life for disabled people

Working with Older People , Volume 9 (2): 3 – Jun 1, 2005

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Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
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1366-3666
DOI
10.1108/13663666200500022
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News update The report finds that while Improving life for significant progress has been made in tackling pensioner poverty, those on lowest incomes still experience disabled people the greatest exclusion, disadvantage and ill health. It he Government has published which has the target to ‘increase shows the importance of tackling Tits strategy which aims to give disabled people’s ability to live isolation as well as income in order the 11 million disabled people in independently at home, at work to improve older people’s quality the UK greater participation and and in the community with support of life. inclusion in the economy and in based on personal need, choice and The report has formed an society. The report, Improving the empowerment through a major important part of the Life Chances of Disabled People, expansion of direct payments in the Government’s work on its strategy states that, by 2025, disabled form of individual budgets’. for an ageing society and the people should have full The launch of the report was continuing development of Link- opportunities and choices to accompanied by the announcement Age. Other findings in the report improve their quality of life and be that a new Office for Disability

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Working with Older PeopleEmerald Publishing

Published: Jun 1, 2005

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