Assignment Overview: Individuals have a wide & diverse range of demands & care needs. The aim of this assignment is to make a better understanding of these demands & needs within the health & social care service system …show more content…
With positive changes in overall perception of individuals with special needs, came positive changes in the perceptions of special needs. Many health & social care services have been introduced. The concepts of special needs have become more service user oriented. In many cases the concerns of the young & children service users with specific needs are now given priority over their guardian’s because of the service user movement. A wide range of services are provided by community mental health teams to individuals with challenging behaviors. The service users choices are considered valuable while providing these services & co-operation between the service users & providers are ensured. All these changes, modifications reflect the positive changes in perception of special needs. The introduction & gradual reformation of the Mental Health Act, The Social Model of Disability reinforces these changes in perception.
Task 1 B: (AC: 1.3)
Legislations, social policies have paved the way for the establishment of equal position of the individuals with special needs in the society. The Special Educational Needs & Disability Act 2011