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The Refugee Council: existing community care legislation

The section sets out the responsibilities of local authorities towards people with disabilities, mental health or other health needs; applicable to asylum seekers. Legislation covers, for example, asylum seekers with physical impairments, hearing or visual impairments, learning impairments, mental health issues or chronic ill health. For more details, see the Refugee Council.

Link [Last update: 2006-01-16; 11:00]

The Disability Rights Commission

This site explains the rights of people with disabilities under the Disability Discrimination Act. The role of the DRC is to provide advice, to handle casework, policy work plus the media.

Link [Last update: 2006-01-16; 11:00]

Scotland's National Information Disability Information Service (UPDATE)

The service aims to provide members with cost effective national disability and impairment related reference information. It also aims to encourage and support good practice in disability information and advice services, and to provide non-members with general information and contact details of appropriate organisations or agencies.

Link [Last update: 2006-01-16; 11:01]

RNIB. A guide to benefits and rights disability living allowance

Royal National Institute for the Blind (RNIB). No-one, including people registered as blind or partially sighted, has automatic entitlement to DLA. In order to receive benefit, you have to pass certain disability tests.

Link [Last update: 2006-01-16; 11:01]

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