The Dynamics of Disability: Progressive, Recurrent or Fluctuating Limitations

I think this report from Statistic’s Canada framing the dynamics of disability is a pivotal foundation in our efforts to: frame plan, understand and approach how we ensure continuity of care and transitions with systems, care planning, along with our welfare policies.

…“Continuous” is the conventional definition of disability, and is the most commonly considered definition in government social assistance programs, but the report shows that three in five people with disabilities don’t fit that conventional view. Mental health disorders, for instance, may be episodic in nature and wouldn’t fall into the traditional “continuous” definition, but could often be considered progressive, recurrent or fluctuating. …

Thanks to CMHA Ontario for advancing this, see their post here: http://ontario.cmha.ca/news/st…ics-of-disabilities/

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