Stars Social Support - supporting the person not the disablity

The Disabled Persons Act 1986


This act deals with accessibiliy to premises and adaptations to buildings to cater for persons with mobility problems. It states the premises should have suitable access such as wheelchair ramps, widened doors and obstructive kurbs etc. should be removed. Read more

Training


Every employer should ensure adequate training on the recruited, exposed to new risk, introduction of new equipment and introduction of new system works. Training shall be repeated periodically, be adapted for any new changes of risk and take place Read more

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The Disabled Persons Act 1986

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This act deals with accessibiliy to premises and adaptations to buildings to cater for persons with mobility problems. It states the premises should have suitable access such as wheelchair ramps, widened doors and obstructive kurbs etc. should be removed. Employers must confirm to standards set by the codes of practise for access or the disabled in buildings (BSI).

This act also applies to public highways. Highway authorities, planning departments and constrution companies should have full regard for the needs of the disabled and blind people. Finally, the act required the secretary of state to report to parliament any proposals for imrovements in access to public highways and buildings commonly used by the public.


Training

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Every employer should ensure adequate training on the recruited, exposed to new risk, introduction of new equipment and introduction of new system works. Training shall be repeated periodically, be adapted for any new changes of risk and take place during work hours.


Our new look website

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Welcome to the new Stars Social Support web site. We hope that you find plenty of useful information on our organisation.


The Gender Reassignment Regulations 1999

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The sex discrimination act and its ammendments now incorporate the gender reassignment regulations 1999. These regulations introduce measures to prevent discrimination against transsexual people on the grounds of: sex, in pay, employment and vocational training.