publication . Article . 2017

‘There’s a lot of places I’d like to go and things I’d like to do’: the daily living experiences of adults with mild to moderate intellectual disabilities during a time of personalised social care reform in the United Kingdom

L. G. Hamilton; S. Mesa; E. Hayward; R. Price; G. Bright;
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  • Published: 28 Feb 2017
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
AbstractAdult social care services in the United Kingdom have undergone a period of transformation over recent years, characterised by a drive towards personalised care. Concurrently, social care budgets have been significantly reduced. This study aimed to explore the daily living experiences of adults with mild/moderate intellectual disabilities, who are at risk of no longer meeting eligibility criteria for statutory support. Focus group discussions, which included both people with intellectual disabilities and support workers, were analysed thematically. Two broad themes are presented: independence and agency; and social capital and well-being. While some part...
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free text keywords: BF636, HN, Narrative, Kingdom, Social psychology, Statutory law, Focus group, Social care, Well-being, Pedagogy, Personalization, Psychology, Social capital, Gerontology
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publication . Article . 2017

‘There’s a lot of places I’d like to go and things I’d like to do’: the daily living experiences of adults with mild to moderate intellectual disabilities during a time of personalised social care reform in the United Kingdom

L. G. Hamilton; S. Mesa; E. Hayward; R. Price; G. Bright;