Building a future together: report of the Establishment Group for the National Disability Authority and Disability Support Service.
|dc.contributor.author||National Disability Authority (NDA)|
|dc.identifier.citation||National Disability Authority. 1998. Building a future together: report of the Establishment Group for the National Disability Authority and Disability Support Service. Dublin: National Disability Authority.||en_GB|
|dc.description||On the 18th November 1997 the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform announced that the Government had approved in principle, the establishment on a statutory basis, of a National Disability Authority and a Disability Support Service, The Government also approved the formation of an Establishment Group chaired by an Assistant Secretary at the Department of Justice, Equality and Law Reform, The Establishment Group was tasked with the preparation of detailed proposals for the establishment of the National Disability Authority and the future location of Departmental responsibility for the functions of the National Rehabilitation Board (NRB), The Establishment Group was also tasked with the setting up of a Disability Support Service. The guiding principles of the Commission on the Status of People with Disabilities in its report are equality. maximising participation, enabling independence and choice through a social model of disability. These principles have been adhered to by the Group in preparing its report on organisational arrangements. The Group also adopted as core principles, non-duplication. cost effectiveness and non-diminution of services. The Establishment Group would like to acknowledge the valuable contributions of all persons, groups and organisations who made representations and submissions.||en_GB|
|dc.title||Building a future together: report of the Establishment Group for the National Disability Authority and Disability Support Service.||en_GB|