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ERIC Number: EJ1048410
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Jan
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISSN: ISSN-1360-2322
Numbers and Policy in Care for People with Intellectual Disability in the United Kingdom
Glover, Gyles
Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, v28 n1 p12-21 Jan 2015
Background: Statements or commitments making use of numbers have an important place in government policy. They appear at all stages of the policy process: campaigning, formulation, monitoring and evaluation. Many types of sources are involved including research studies, national survey information, routine operational data collections and special systems devised to monitor particular initiatives. Method: The paper presents examples of policy uses of numerical evidence, and some sources of data that have been used to support them in the field of care for people with intellectual developmental disability in England. Conclusions: Different levels of precision or coverage are required at different stages of the process. Different types of numerical data are appropriate at the various stages of the policy process.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)