Disability: Government Policy

  • NHS at home: children's community nursing services

    This document shares the findings of a Department of Health review of the contribution community children's nursing services, as a key component of community children's services, can make to the future outcomes of integr ...

    Publisher: Department of Health (DH)
    Published Date: 25/03/2011

  • Report of the National Review of Services for Disabled Children

    The Scottish Government has published the National Review of Services for Disabled Children, developed jointly with COSLA and the For Scotland's Disabled Children (FSDC) Liaison Project. The report includes a plan of act ...

    Publisher: The Scottish Government
    Published Date: 28/02/2011

  • Local innovations in wheelchair and seating services

    This document aims to support PCTs and local wheelchair service managers in their commissioning and delivery of wheelchair and seating services by capturing current examples of local innovations that improve quality in w ...

    Publisher: Department of Health (DH)
    Published Date: 08/12/2010

  • Health care–associated infections in the neonatal intensive care unit: a review of impact, risk factors, and prevention strategies

    Nosocomial infection or health care–associated infection (HAI) causes significant morbidity and mortality in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) population. Associated risk factors include low birth weight, indwellin ...

    Publisher: Department of Health (DH)
    Published Date: 23/11/2010

  • The special educational needs and disability review

    This review was commissioned to evaluate how well the legislative framework and arrangements served children and young people who had special educational needs and/or disabilities. It considered the early years, compulso ...

    Publisher: Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skill
    Published Date: 14/09/2010

  • Testing of Disability Identification Tool for Schools

    This report presents the results of a project to test a draft tool to help schools identify and understand disabilities. It will be used to inform the content of the 2011 school census.

    Publisher: Department for Education (DfE)
    Published Date: 28/08/2010

  • Disabled Children's Access to Childcare: Process evaluation of participation and workforce development activity in the Disabled Children's Access to Childcare pilots

    This report focuses on the findings of the disabled children's access to childcare process evaluation with the aim of enabling replication and adaptation of common and successful practice. It focuses on parent participat ...

    Publisher: Department for Education (DfE)
    Published Date: 30/07/2010

  • Understanding personal health budgets - amended July 2010

    Understanding personal health budgets' aims to provide organisations involved in developing personal health budgets, whether in a statutory or support role, with consistent, accessible information for people who might be ...

    Publisher: Department of Health (DH)
    Published Date: 15/07/2010

  • National framework for children and young people’s continuing care

    This framework sets out an equitable, transparent and timely process for assessing, deciding and agreeing bespoke packages of continuing care for those children and young people under the age of 18 who have continuing ca ...

    Publisher: Department of Health (DH)
    Published Date: 29/03/2010

  • The Costs of Short Break Provision

    This study aimed to calculate the costs incurred by children’s services departments of providing short breaks to disabled children and their families. It looked to calculate the costs of individual services, provided by ...

    Publisher: Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF)
    Published Date: 25/03/2010

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