Disabled Peoples Organisations Denmark. DPOD. Umrella organisation since 1934. Danish Disability Policy. Society has the responsibility for the individual. Access to the necessary services and benefits when needed. Services and benefits are financed by the public authorities.
Umrella organisation since 1934
1934: DH is founded by the four associations of the deaf, blind, hard of hearing and mobility impaired people.Member of government committees concerning social reforms.
1958: Establishment of the Liaison Committee for associations of old-age and disabled pensioners. Right to negotiate from 1968. DH now comprises 8 member organisations
1972: DH opens for disease-combating organizations and is extended to 16 members.
1974-76: 15 county branches are established.
1985: DH opens a secretariat - Now 24 member organisations
1990: DH get part of the State-Lotto surplus - the secretariat is enlarged
1996: DH purchase house on Kløverprisvej
2006: 32 member organizations. 97 local branches are established
from the 98 local
of disabled people
Commission on Social Policy
Commission on Labour Market Policy
- Including persident and vice.
Health Policy commission
Accessibility and Techonology commission
Education Policy commission