National Disability Strategy

The Government have set out steps to improve all aspects of a disabled person's life as part of the new National Disability Strategy.
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National Disability Strategy

The Government have set out steps to improve all aspects of a disabled person's life as part of the new National Disability Strategy. It highlights the DHSCs commitments to improve health and social care outcomes and bring forward Social Care Reform – www.gov.uk/government/publications/national-disability-strategy

The main points from the strategy that LCC will need to take account of when reviewing and developing policies and service delivery:

  • Making access to public services as smooth and easy as possible
  • Supporting autistic people and people with a learning disability
  • Once evaluated, the DHSC looking to make training on autism and learning disability available for all 2.7 million health and adult care staff
  • Making the world of work more inclusive and accessible
  • Creating more accessible, adapted and safer homes
  • Improving disability data and evidence
  • Improving the accessibility of online public services
  • Tracking progress on improvements

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