The technical storage or access is strictly necessary for the legitimate purpose of enabling the use of a specific service explicitly requested by the subscriber or user, or for the sole purpose of carrying out the transmission of a communication over an electronic communications network.
The technical storage or access is necessary for the legitimate purpose of storing preferences that are not requested by the subscriber or user.
The technical storage or access that is used exclusively for statistical purposes.
The technical storage or access that is used exclusively for anonymous statistical purposes. Without a subpoena, voluntary compliance on the part of your Internet Service Provider, or additional records from a third party, information stored or retrieved for this purpose alone cannot usually be used to identify you.
The technical storage or access is required to create user profiles to send advertising, or to track the user on a website or across several websites for similar marketing purposes.
National Survey on Institutionalization in the Wake of COVID-19
Territories we received responses: U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.
Territories without responses: Guam, Northern Marianas, American Samoa.
Between April 20th and May 1st, The Partnership sent a survey to Centers for Independent Living, Protection and Advocacy agencies, advocates and organizations to obtain a national snapshot about disability advocacy and congregate settings during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
National Distribution of Responses
Congregate Settings Receiving Assistance from Respondents
Advocates reported encountering new barriers to transitioning individuals out of nursing homes, congregate, and other institutions.
Promising Practices Advocates reported success when they:
This concludes our initial report from The Partnership's Call To Action - National Survey on Institutionalization In the Wake of COVID-19. Following interpretations, findings, information, and recommendations will be shared in the weeks to come. Please stay tuned, and please share within your networks.
People with disabilities are 2-4 times more likely to die or be injured in any disaster, and our community is experiencing the disproportionate impact throughout the COVID-19 pandemic right now. We must be prepared to respond and amplify our unified message, together.
We, at The Partnership, thank you for your support and efforts to educate, advocate, and make a difference for people with disabilities in your community before, during and after the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and all public health emergencies and disasters.