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'Rights and Equality of Opportunity not help and sympathy'. Outline what disabled people do and do not want from healthcare professionals.

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  • Submitted: 19/06/2006
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112SW Welfare, Health and Inequalities

'Rights and Equality of Opportunity not help and sympathy'. Outline what disabled people do and do not want from healthcare professionals. Word Length - 1596.

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Emma Arber

BSc (HONS) Child Health

'Rights and Equality of Opportunity not help and sympathy'. Outline what disabled people do and do not want from healthcare professionals.

There are rights in place to help disabled people achieve equality of opportunity but often people's attitudes stand in the way. To remove these barriers we first need to understand how these views and attitudes have been implemented in society, and what needs to be done to eliminate them.

"One in seven of the population has a disability and many experience problems in the workplace, in accessing everyday services, in education and transport." (www.drc-gb.org)

The World Health Organisation defines disability as:

'Any restriction or lack (resulting from an impairment) of ability to perform an activity in the manner or within the range considered normal for a human being.'

Whereas it may be normal for a 40 year old to run up a flight of stairs

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