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able-bodiedism

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A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care

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2013

*Prejudice and/or *discrimination towards disabled people on the basis that their bodies are inferior to those of people

abortion

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A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care

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2013

Planned termination of a foetus. A private member’s bill led to the legalization of abortion through the Abortion Act (

Abortion

Abortion   Reference library

Encyclopedia of Social Work (20 ed.)

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2008

Until the 19th century, abortion law was nonexistent and abortion was not seen as a moral issue. However, by the

absent without explanation

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A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care

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2013

People who are informally admitted to psychiatric units are not detained under the Mental Health Act (1983) and

absent without leave

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A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care

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2013

People who are detained in a psychiatric unit under the Mental Health Act (1983) can be granted leave

abuse

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A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care

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2013

Encompasses a wide range of ill-treatment of children and adults. Instances of abuse that emerge into the public domain receive

access

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A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care

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2013

Prior to the Children Act (1989) the legal term for the arrangements whereby a child living with one

access

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A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care

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Ensuring that disabled people can gain entry to buildings and use transport, services, leisure, and other facilities. This is seen

access to records

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A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care

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2013

Subject to a small number of exemptions under Part IV of the *Data Protection Act (1998), anyone

accommodated child

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A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care

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2013

A *child in need who is provided with accommodation by a local authority under section 20 of the Children

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