Physical disability

Posted on March 6, 2013. Filed under: Adult's Services, Physical disability |

Definition

Services usually offer a range of community care support for people of all ages with a physical disabilty, and their carers.

Services are aimed at:

  • improving the quality of life;
  • maximising a person’s level of independence;
  • maintaining, as far as possible, a stable life within the community,
  • providing support, information and advice to enable this to occur.

Equipment for independent living

The provision of equipment to enable older people, disabled people, people with sensory impairments, and children with disabilities, to achieve and maintain independent living.

Blue European parking badge for people with disabilities

This scheme provides a national arrangement of parking concessions for people with disabilities who travel either as drivers or passengers.

Assistive technology

Assistive technology is a range of specialist equipment that can alert people if a person need’s help and is unable to do this themselves.

Policies and legislation

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