Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Barriers to Home and Community Based Home Living

This series by UCP of Middle Tennessee discusses ongoing barriers that face people with disabilities for living at home or in community based home living, despite the Olmstead case. It provides a background as to why the Community Choice Act is crucial legislation.
Part I: Isolation in nursing homes and housing discrimination

Part II: Institutional Bias and bureaucratic barriers based on medical model that warehouses people in nursing homes

Part III: Universal design and affordable, accessible housing; home based support and the growing need for such accommodations and services in our communities

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