SOCIAL-PROFESSIONAL INTEGRATION OF DISABLED PEOPLE CURRENTLY IN RESIDENTIAL CENTRES – CASE STUDY
The purpose of the research was to analyse the quality of social services provided to people with institutionalised disabilities in relation to their socio-professional integration. The research is based on a qualitative methodology based on interviews conducted: with staff (specialists and caregivers) working in a residential centre in Romania; with employers of people with institutionalised disabilities and with disabled people integrated into work, located in the residential centre where the research was conducted. The research analysed disabled people’s behavioural patterns and the environmental conditions where they live in order to find out the potential for social and professional integration of disabled people and how this potential can be maximised through social services provided in the residential centre.
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