Presentation on theme: "HMD Limited A Warm Welcome to.. Our Presentation… Disability – An Overview."— Presentation transcript:
HMD Limited A Warm Welcome to.. Our Presentation… Disability – An Overview
HMD Limited Disability There nearly 9 million people with disabilities which meet the requirements of the laws on disability in UK. It is hard to understand why it has take more than seven years of legislation to help them. Not enough has been done voluntarily so now the law is getting tough.
HMD Limited The aim of the presentation To raise awareness of issues To focus on law and codes To encourage planning actions To encourage further staff training and development
HMD Limited What is a Disability? The view of the Law…
HMD Limited A DISABILITY IS A physical or mental impairment which has a substantial and long term adverse effect on his ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities.
HMD Limited But take another look… A physical or mental impairment which has a substantial and long term adverse effect on his ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities.
HMD Limited We are faced with a fundamental examination of everything we do! Help!…Dont panic!!!
HMD Limited Helping to Level the Playing Field Despite the complexity of the law the main aim is to help people who have difficulty in fully accessing society because of the problems caused by their disability. What we are doing is a high mark of civilisation. It takes time and effort but it is worth it!