References

1 Documents/legislation referred to in text:

  • Health Strategy, "Quality and Fairness" (2001)
  • Department of Health and Children - Statement of Strategy 2005-2007
  • "Vision for Change" - Report of the Expert Group on Mental Health Policy (2006)
  • National Health Promotion Strategy
  • Health Acts 1947-2004
  • Mental Health Acts 1945-2001
  • Disability Act 2005
  • Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs Act 2004
  • Budget 2005 - Multi-annual Investment Programme 2006-2009
  • National Development Plan 2007-2013
  • National Service Plan for the Health Service Executive 2006
  • Central Statistics Office - 2002 Census of Population
  • Provision of Disability Services by Non Profit Organisations - Comptroller and Auditor General (2006)
  • The HealthCare Skills Monitoring Report - FAS (2005)
  • Current and Future Supply and Demand Conditions in the Labour Market for Certain Professional Therapists - Bacon (2001)
  • Sustaining Progress - the Social Partnership Agreement 2003-2005
  • Partnership Agreement - Towards 2016
  • Code of Practice for Accessibility of Services - National Disability Authority (2006)
  • Response to Outline Sectoral Plans of Government Departments under the Disability Act 2005 - National Disability Authority (2005)
  • Willing, Able and Mentoring Project - Association of Higher Education Access and Disability (AHEAD)
  • Designing High Quality Assessment - The issues, challenges and opportunities offered by the Disability Act 2005 and the EPSEN Act 2004 - Discussion Paper based on a Stakeholder Conference 21st February 2006 - Anne Colgan ( Colgan and Associates)

2 Other reports not referred to in text which provide policy or additional background information:

  • Annual Reports of the National Intellectual Disability Database Committee 1996 - 2005 Health Research Board
  • Annual Reports of the National Physical and Sensory Disability Database 2004 -2005 Health Research Board
  • Report of the Review Group on Mental Handicap Services "Needs and Abilities" (1991)
  • "Towards an Independent Future" (1996) - Report of the Review Group on Health and Personal Social Services for People with Physical and Sensory Disabilities
  • Planning for the Future - Report of a Study Group on the Development of Psychiatric Services (1994)
  • Good Practice Guidelines 1998 (Mental Health Services)
  • NACTE Report (National Advisory Committee on Training and Employment) (1997)
  • "A Strategy for Equality (1996) - Report of the Commission on the Status of People with Disabilities