If Only I'd Known That a Year Ago (BOK)

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An information-packed guide to the services, welfare rights and facilities to help people living with ill-health, injury or disability participate fully in every aspect of life. Written by and for people affected by ill health, injury and disability, this book presents many opportunities to negotiate for change to give choice and control back to your life and work as a partner, a parent, a friend and an active member of your community. This book signposts to valuable support and specialist information on Independent Living including equipment, housing, community care, Information Technology and carers. The Times of Your Life from childhood to later years covering education and skills, relationships and life events. A chapter on employment and support covering work, careers and benefits. A Rights and Justice area covering discrimination, reporting disability hate crime, legal and consumer services, advocacy and decision making. A Travel and Leisure section with specialist information on motoring, public transport, holidays, public toilets and potential leisure activities. Finally a chapter on health covering health services, mental health and wellbeing. One in five people have experience of living with a disability or health condition - that's over 11 million of us. Whether you are recently disabled, have been diagnosed with a long-term mental or physical health condition, or have a disabled relative or child, this book answers the questions constantly asked by people in exactly those situations. All too often people who become or are disabled are unaware about the many services that could help them lead an independent and inclusive lifestyle. This book signposts to valuable support and specialist information on housing, benefits, rights, social care, discrimination, education and training, employment, equipment, holidays and leisure, health care, legal services, relationships, transport and motoring, plus many other services. Written by and for people with lived experience of disability or health conditions, this book presents many opportunities to negotiate for change to give choice and control back to your life and work as a partner, a parent, a friend and an active member of your community.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2011 Forfatter
Forlag
BERTRAMS
ISBN 9780956199584
Antall sider 232 Dimensjoner 21cm x 29,7cm x 1,4cm
Vekt 762 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd

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