- Medicare, Medicaid, and people with disability. Master, Robert J.; Taniguchi, Carol // Health Care Financing Review;Winter96, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p91
Describes the historic imperative for publicly financed insurance programs for people with disabilities. Characteristics of Medicare and Medicaid eligible recipients with disability; Emergence of other benefits; Problems and opportunities.
- Another voice breaks the silence. Meyer, Harvey R. // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;10/20/97, Vol. 71 Issue 20, p66
Provides information on the case between the US government suit against a New York bank to provide parity of coverage for both mental and physical disabilities. Effect of chronic mental illness on family life and family members health; Family Medical Leave Act; Role of insurances on the issue.
- SERVICES GO UP IN FLAMES. // Community Care;7/20/2006, Issue 1632, p5
The article comments on health services provided by the council of Wiltshire, England for the disabled. Ray Jones, the county's adult and community services director, seems that he never forgot his social work values even as he made the inevitable compromises that go with senior management. It...
- Community care in Bassetlaw. Groves, Trish // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);3/12/94, Vol. 308 Issue 6930, p708
Part I. Assesses the trends in community care in Great Britain. Revision of the system for providing practical and social care for ill and disabled people; Efforts of several organizations to improve community health services.
- PERSPECTIVE AND PRINCIPLES FOR THE EVALUATION OF SPECIAL-SERVICE PROGRAMS. Maher, Charles A.; Barbrack, Christopher R. // Journal of Special Education;Winter79, Vol. 13 Issue 4
Discusses the notion of special-service program evaluation (SSPE) as one alternative for providing an objective basis for making decisions about program design and delivery. Usefulness of program evaluation in the design and delivery of effective and efficient mental health programs and...
- ODI's 2007 Annual Report launched. // Access by Design;Spring2008, Issue 114, p3
The article reports on the launch of the Annual Report 2007 by the Office for Disability Issues (ODI) in Great Britain. The report, titled "Working towards disability equality," provides an update on how the ODI is helping to deliver the government's vision of equality for disabled people by...
- APHA paves the way for better accessibility. // Nation's Health;Sep98, Vol. 28 Issue 8, p12
Focuses on the effort of the American Public Health Association (APHA) to make the 1998 Annual Meeting the most accessible ever for attendees who have disabilities. Services provided by APHA to people with special disabilities.
- Quality and costs in a residential education facility for people with dual sensory impairments. Emerson, E.; Cooper, J.; al, et // Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness;Sep/Oct95 Part 1 of 2, Vol. 89 Issue 5, p402
Evaluates the quality and costs of services associated with the placement of individuals with dual sensory impairments in a community-based residential facility. Changes in educational policy in Great Britain concerning people with sensory impairments and mental retardation; Increasing evidence...
- Challenging Healthcare and Winning at Special Olympics' Wellness Park. Colacello, Susan Carucio // Exceptional Parent;Oct2001, Vol. 31 Issue 10, p63
Focuses on the Special Olympics New Jersey's Wellness Park. Remarks from Kristen Clark, champion gymnast and figure skater; Background on Wellness Park; Views on the obstacles to quality care created by managed care and Medicaid; Other services offered for the handicapped. INSETS: Health Report...