Priorities

What are the health priorities of disabled people in Australia, Canada, India, Singapore and the United Kingdom?

'Arrests of disability activists at protest of California health care budget cuts' by Steve Rhodes is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.
'Arrests of disability activists at protest of California health care budget cuts' by Steve Rhodes is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.
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Online World Cafes will be held with disabled people to identify commonalities/diversities of their perspectives on their health and well-being.

A Critical Policy and Data Analysis review will be undertaken of national and supranational legislation, policy, clinical guidance and key datasets (e.g. in the UK, Office of National Statistics, Public Health England, NHS Digital, Longitudinal Cohort studies); identifying key health priorities, individual and social determinants of health for disabled people including structural, institutional and service factors; measures of poverty, mental health, employment, care dependency, quality of life; hospitalisation, detention, admissions; diagnostic overshadowing; reasonable adjustments.

Online Priority-setting Methods will further unpack disabled people’s understandings of ‘health’ and ‘priority’ across the five countries. We will attend to intersectional health priorities where disability connects with gender, class, race, caste, place and sexuality. Survey Monkeys, Tweetchats, Facebook Interviews will be initiated with disabled people using priority categories identified in the first two stages of the work for this phase.  We will publish a minimum of four journal articles on key health priorities of disabled people and work with a disabled filmmaker and disabled people to produce five Life, Health and Well-being films that distill disabled people’s health priorities in five countries. 

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