Welcome to the Horizontal Issues Knowledge Centre!
Here you will be able to find regularly updated database of theoretical and practical materials & resources on Horizontal Issues for service provision to people with disabilities, such as :
- Policy and Legislation
- Quality of Services
- Funding of Services
- Users' involvement and Co-production
You'll also be able to find information related to several EASPD projects. At the moment, the projects available are:
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Moниторинг законодательства, политик и программ: соблюдение прав людей с ограниченными возможностями в Республике Moлдова
The present Report has as its main aim monitoring of legislation, policies and programs related to the observance of human rights of persons with disabilities in the Republic of Moldova in the context of ratification by the Republic of Moldova of the UN Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), adopted as of December 13, 2006.
New Approaches to SME and Entrepreneurship Financing: Broadening the Range of Instruments
It aims to help broaden the finance options available to SMEs and entrepreneurs, by improving understanding about the full range of financing instruments they can access in varying circumstances, and by encouraging discussion among stakeholders about new approaches and innovative policies for SME and entrepreneurship financing.
New report: Europe 2020 and the European Semester, Bringing Well-being to All?
This publication introduces beginners to the wide range of EU funding opportunities available. It offers basic guidance on the application procedures and tells you where to find more details. This guide contains the most recent information about the current EU programmes for the financial period 2014-20.
Occupational Therapy in Psychiatry and Mental Health
Occupational Therapy in Psychiatry and Mental Health is an ideal resource for students in occupational therapy, newly qualified and experienced practitioners, and other allied health professionals seeking an up-to-date, globally relevant resource on psychiatry and mental health care.
OHCHR Training Package on the UNCRPD
The Training Guide seeks to provide basic information on a rights-based approach to disability, on the fundamental elements of the Convention and its Optional Protocol, and on the processes and issues underlying their ratification, implementation and monitoring.
Organization Effectiveness and Efficiency Scale. A Systematic Approach to Enhancing Organizational Outcomes
The Organization Effectiveness and Efficiency Scale (OEES; the Scale) was developed to assist not-for-profit organizations meet the increasing need
to be more effective in terms of achieving intended results, more efficient in terms of their
resource utilization, and more sustainable in terms of adapting to change and providing a range
of sound service delivery opportunities and practices.
Person Centred Planning in Its Strategic Context: Towards a Framework for Reflection-in-Action
This is a summary of a workshop about the kinds of changes in specialist and mainstream services that would significantly increase the benefits that people realize from their involvement in person-centred planning and the numbers of people who benefit from person-centered planning.
Personal and Household Services (PHS)
This is a briefing paper on Personal and Household Services
(PHS), it incorporates the EASPD's position on this topic.
Philanthropy in Europe - A Rich Past, a Promising Future
The purpose of this book is to showcase the rich diversity of the European foundation sector and to profile some of the personalities behind its evolution. Special attention is given to Turkey as it prepares for the upcoming negotiations with the European Union and the role of Foundations in the past, present and future