Disability and poverty in later life

Hancock, Ruth, Morciano, Marcello and Pudney, Stephen (2016) Disability and poverty in later life. York: Joseph Rowntree Foundation. ISBN 9781910783559

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Abstract

This report explores the relationship between disability and poverty among the older population. It emphasises the additional living costs that disabled people face, and the importance of taking disability costs into account when making poverty assessments in the older population. The report considers alternative directions of reform for the system of public support for older people with disabilities and casts doubt on some of the suggestions that have been made for improving the targeting of public support for older disabled people.

Item Type: Book
Uncontrolled Keywords: disability,poverty,old age
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
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Date Deposited: 11 Jan 2017 00:07
Last Modified: 05 May 2020 00:14
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/62009
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