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A scoping study on the needs of, and services to, younger disabled people including those with early onset dementia in Scotland

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A Scoping Study on the Needs of, and Services to, Younger Disabled People Including Those With Early Onset Dementia in Scotland 9 780755 929504 ISBN 0-7559-2950-0ISSN 0950 2254 ISBN 0 7559 2950 0 www.scotland.gov.uk/socialresearch Astron B45398 2/06 A Scoping Study on the Needs of, and Services to, Younger Disabled People Including Those With Early Onset Dementia, in Scotland He al th a nd C om m un ity C ar e A SCOPING STUDY ON THE NEEDS OF, AND SERVICES TO, YOUNGER DISABLED PEOPLE INCLUDING THOSE WITH EARLY ONSET DEMENTIA IN SCOTLAND Kirsten Stalker, Jacqueline Davidson, Charlotte MacDonald and Anthea Innes Social Work Research Centre Department of Applied Social Science, University of Stirling Scottish Executive Social Research 2006 This report is available on the Scottish Executive Social Research website only www.scotland.gov.uk/socialresearch. The views expressed in this report are those of the researchers and do not necessarily represent those of the Department or Scottish Ministers. © Crown Copyright 2005 Limited extracts from the text may be produced provided the source is acknowledged. For more extensive reproduction, please write to the Chief Researcher at Office of Chief Researcher, 4th Floor West Rear, St Andrew’s House, Edinburgh EH1 3DG ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The authors would like to thank the Scottish Disability Equality Forum for its help and advice during the course of this study. We are grateful to all the researchers who responded to our request for information about their recent and current work, often supplying us with copies of reports and papers. Finally, our thanks to Pam Lavery of the Social Work Research Centre for secretarial assistance. CONTENTS EXECUTIVE SUMMARY PART ONE: AIMS AND METHODS INTRODUCTION ....................................................................................................10 NOTE ON TERMINOLOGY................................

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