‘We have Rights too’
Developing a Disability and Human Rights Approach to Health and Social Care: A Toolkit
Centre on Human Rights for Disabled People 2007
For further information on this toolkit, please contact:
Dr Bronagh Byrne
Research and Policy Officer
Portside Business Park
189 Airport Road West
Telephone: 028 9029 7880
Textphone: 028 9029 7878
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Why a toolkit on disability, human rights and health and social
What are the toolkit aims and objectives?
Who is this toolkit for?
Human Rights and the Right to Health and Social Care
PART 1 - Introducing Human Rights
What are Human Rights?
Where do Human Rights come from?
How do International Human Rights work?
‘Bringing Rights Home’ - The Human Rights Act (1998)
Do People with Disabilities have the Same or Different Human Rights as Everyone Else?
PART 2 - The Right to Health and Social Care
What is the Right to Health?
International Human Rights Law and the Right to Health and Social Care
The Human Rights Act 1998 and the Right to Health and Social care
PART 3 - A Human Rights-Based Approach to Health and
What is a Human Rights-Based Approach to Health and Social Care?
What are the Benefits of a Human Rights-Based Approach to Health and Social Care?
Facts about Disability in Northern Ireland
Disability in Northern Ireland
The Experience of Disadvantage
What are the key disability groups?
Who becomes ‘disabled’?
Disability and Multiple Identity
What counts as a ‘disability’?
What are the Individual and Social Models of Disability?
Disabled people’s protection under the law
Bridging the Gap: Disability and Human Rights
Key human rights issues experienced by people with disabilities across health and social care
What is a Disability and Human Rights-Based Approach to Health and Social Care (DHRA)? 5.
Developing Rights-based Policies
Identifying the Policy
Why is it important to develop Rights-Based Policies?
What does a Rights-Based Policy look like?
Promoting Disability and Human Rights-Based Policies
What is Advocacy?
Why is Advocacy important?
Advocacy is about…..
Types of Advocacy
Promoting Health and Social Care Advocacy
What is Consent?
Why is Consent important?
Consent is about…
Consent and Capacity
Promoting Informed Consent
What do we mean by Accessible Information?
Why is Accessible Information important?
Types of information which should be provided in accessible
Accessible information is about…
Key Information Principles
Promoting Information Accessibility
What do we mean by ‘Effective Communication’?
Why is Effective Communication Important?
Effective Communication is about…
Methods of Communication
Types of Communication Support
Promoting Effective Communication
What is Consultation?
Why is Consultation important?
Effective Consultation is about…
Do I need to consult with people with disabilities?
Promoting Effective Consultation
What do we mean by Physical Accessibility?
Why is Physical Accessibility Important?
Physical Accessibility is about…..
Promoting Physical Accessibility
Appendix A – A Disability and Human...
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