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European Network on Independent Living & The Center for Independent Living

Expert's Meeting

November 29-30, December 1, 1996

Montague Hotel, Emo, Portlaoise, Ireland

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS
Introduction by Johns Evans, Chairperson of the European Network on Independent Living (ENIL).
Direct Payments Significance
European examples of good practice and differences
Workshops
Overall event
Outcomes
Way forward
Direct Payments
Introduction
Examples of Direct Payments
Presentation by Fergus Finlay, Political Director of the Irish Labour Party
The Non-Discrimination Clause
Other possible changes to the EU Treaty
Social exclusion
Rules for funding, and the interpretation of those rules
National legislation(Ireland)
Resources (Ireland)
Morning Workshops
Direct Payments - Best Practices
Introductions
Entitlement
Assessment
System of delivery
What ENIL can do to help
Direct Payments - Strategies/Actions for ENIL
Strategy/Action 1
Strategy/Action 2
Strategy/Action 3
Conclusions
Brokerage
Examples of Brokerage
Suggested definitions of Brokerage
Conclusion
Afternoon Workshops
The Role of the European Center of Excellence on Disability Studies (ECEDS), in the implementation and harmonisation of standards.
Introduction
Topics
Who should be involved
Report
The Role of the European Center of Excellence on Disability Studies (ECEDS), in developing research standards on Direct Payments.
Who drives the standards ?
Topics for research - Aims and Objectives
Who should be involved/Who should co-ordinate it ?
Role of ENIL - practical steps
Final Remarks
With thanks
Experts Meeting participant list


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