Towards Dignity and Autonomy: A Comprehensive Look at Personal Assistance Policies for Persons with Disabilities Worldwide

This infographic presents the findings from a review of personal assistance policies and practices from across the world and formulates recommendations on how to ensure that personal assistance promote full inclusion and participation of persons with disabilities in community, including by improving the working conditions of assistants. This research is a product of the cooperation between the International Labour Organisation and the European Network on Independent Living (ENIL).to take an active role in its provision and that has a long-lasting impact on their rights. Looking into personal assistance services globally may shed light on how to structure care and support services to reduce inequalities.