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Conclusions and recommendations from the DECLOC project

Mansell, Jim, Beadle-Brown, Julie, Knapp, Martin R J., Beecham, Jennifer (2008) Conclusions and recommendations from the DECLOC project. In: Journal of Intellectual Disability Research. 52 (8-9). p. 780. Wiley (doi:10.1111/j.1365-2788.2008.01094.x) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:15518)

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2788.2008.01094.x

Abstract

Aim: This study aimed to explore the costs and outcomes associated with moving people with disabilities from institutional to community-based and independent living.Method: A review and analysis of the existing literature on deinstitutionalization and community-based living was conducted to draw out the lessons for countries just beginning this transition process.Results: This paper will present the conclusions from this analysis.Conclusions: The study provided recommendations for European organizations and Member States to help the transition to occur. These recommendations include afourfold focus on 1.Strengthening the vision of new possibilities in the community; 2.Sustaining public dissatisfaction with current arrangements; 3.Creating some practical demonstrations of how things can be better; 4.Reducing resistance to change by managing incentives for the different actors in the process.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Paper)
DOI/Identification number: 10.1111/j.1365-2788.2008.01094.x
Additional information: Meeting Abstract
Subjects: R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC321 Neuroscience. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry
Q Science > QH Natural history > QH426 Genetics
Divisions: Divisions > Division for the Study of Law, Society and Social Justice > School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research > Tizard
Depositing User: Julie Beadle-Brown
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2010 15:31 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2021 09:53 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/15518 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Beadle-Brown, Julie: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2306-8801
Beecham, Jennifer: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5147-3383
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