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I Already Have A Job

Energy Limiting Chronic Illness (ELCI), Social Inclusion, Employment and Social Security

Authors: Catherine Hale, Stef Benstead, Dr Kate Hardy and Dr Jo Ingold

Based on large scale quantitative and qualitative research, this report disrupts stereotypes and exposes the systemic failings that harm the lives of hundreds of thousands of people in the UK. 

In its conclusion the report authors' recommend a series of evidence-based solutions for disability assessment, social inclusion and employment support.

The report is based on emancipatory disability research by the Chronic Illness Inclusion Project, part of the DRILL programme, supported by the Leeds University Business School, CERIC, LSSI, ESRC and published by the Centre for Welfare Reform.

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The publisher is the Centre for Welfare Reform.

I already have a job... getting through the day © Catherine Hale, Stef Benstead, Dr Kate Hardy and Dr Jo Ingold 2021.

All Rights Reserved. No part of this paper may be reproduced in any form without permission from the publisher except for the quotation of brief passages in reviews.

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Energy Impairment and Social Care

Energy Impairment and Social Care

There are many people with energy limiting impairments and chronic illness who are either not getting social care or are getting inappropriate care.

Energy Impairment Easy Read

Energy Impairment Easy Read

This is the Easy Read version of the Energy Impairment and Disability Inclusion report produced by the Chronic Illness Inclusion Project.

Energy Impairment and Disability Inclusion

Energy Impairment Disability Inclusion

This ground-breaking report outlines the barriers facing people with chronic illness and explores the concept of energy impairment.

I Feel Forgotten

I Feel Forgotten

The Chronic Illness Inclusion Project's submission to the Women and Equalities Committee inquiry into the impact of coronavirus on people with protected characteristics.

Reclaiming ‘Chronic Illness’

Reclaiming ‘Chronic Illness’

An exploration of the meaning of the term ‘chronic illness’ and the relationship between people with chronic illness and the disability movement.

Stories of Our Lives

Stories of Our Lives

Catherine Hale has edited five stories describing the reality of living with and managing a life with severe energy impairment.