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Accommodating differenceEvaluating supported housing for vulnerable people$
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David Clapham

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9781447306344

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2016

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781447306344.001.0001

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Supported housing for disabled people

Supported housing for disabled people

(p.189) Eight Supported housing for disabled people
Accommodating difference

David Clapham

Policy Press

This chapter is concerned with supported housing options for people with disabilities. A broad scope of issues is covered by the heading of disability, including both mental and physical health and illness, learning disability, physical impairment and disability. The chapter follows a similar structure to the previous two with a focus on policy discourses such as the social model of disability, independent living and normalization, followed by a description of policy in each of Britain and Sweden. There follows an evaluation of the forms of supported housing most used for disabled people.

Keywords:   Disability, Supported housing, Group homes, Well-being, Normalisation, Independent living

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