Council of Quality and Leadership – Reporting 20 Years of Data
Research has demonstrated how all our lives are enhanced by social ties with other people — families, friends, neighbours, social groups, and co-workers Increases in social contacts have been associated with improved mental and physical health, lower rates of social problems, and greater access to economic security.
The concept of social capital crosses the boundaries that have been placed on people with disabilities. Social capital offers a common meeting point for people receiving services and supports, families, employers, employees and community organizations.
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