Eligibility, the ICF and the UN Convention: Australian perspectives
- NEWS IN BRIEF. // Community Care;10/21/2004, Issue 1545, p7
Presents news briefs on public welfare in Great Britain as of October 21, 2004. Amount of fund for parenting support allocated by the Department for Education and Skills; Appointment of Surinder Sharma at the National Health Service; Income of disabled people who rely on state benefits or are...
- Correction. // Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health;May2014, Vol. 68 Issue 5, p492
A correction to the article "Assessing where vulnerable groups fare worst: a global multilevel analysis on the impact of welfare regimes on disability across different socioeconomic groups" that was published in the 2012 issue is presented.
- 'It's unbelievable this could be taken away'. // Community Care;11/4/2010, Issue 1842, p7
The article focuses on the comments by Vincent Greenwood, whose son has severe learning disabilities and autism, on why Great Britain government should not cut the mobility component of disability living allowance for care home residents.
- The New Supplemental Security Income -- Implications for Other Benefit Programs. Storey, James R. // Policy Sciences;Sep1975, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p359
Supplemental Security Income (SSI), a federal assistance program for the needy aged, blind and disabled, replaced the old federal-state welfare programs in January 1974. The enactment of this income floor, following a decade of revolutionary growth in aid to these three groups, may precipitate...
- The Welfare of the Handicapped in the People's Republic of China. Dixon, John // Journal of Rehabilitation;Apr-Jun81, Vol. 47 Issue 2
Focuses on the welfare of the handicapped in the People's Republic of China. Role of the family and local community in providing institutional care; Responsibility of local enterprises and production teams in providing income security programs; Availability of welfare services to the handicapped.
- The real reason for targeting benefit fraud. Heng, Simon // Community Care;8/26/2010, Issue 1832, p27
The article offers the author's insights on the significance to target benefit fraud involving people with disabilities in Great Britain.
- DISABILITY IN INDIA: AN OVERVIEW. Kamalapur, Sunilkumar M.; Akki, Mallikarjun J. // Golden Research Thoughts;Sep2013, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p1
Today, India with a population over 1.1 billion, which is more than one-sixth of global human population, has 70 million people with disability. Among 70 million physically challenged people in India, and only 2% are educated and 1% are employed. There has been a systematic neglect of the...
- How Supplemental Security Income Works. Applebaum, Robert; Payne, Michael // Generations;Spring2005, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p27
The article informs that Supplemental Security Income (SSI) was begun in 1974 as a social safety net for the elderly, blind, and disabled people who were falling through the cracks of Social Security and other government programs. Prior to that time, these people were helped financially by such...
- Supporting disabled parents. // Community Care;7/5/2007, Issue 1680, p26
The article reports that there is not enough studies about disabled parents to inform British policy according to a research review conducted for the Social Care Institute for Excellence. Some challenges faced by disabled parents include low employment rates, low incomes, and additional costs...