Social policy regarding people with disabilities has been transformed over the past 25 years. The greatest change is seen in the social security system for this social group, including the area of jurisprudence and the availability of funding and services. The system of supported employment has also been reformed. This paper analyzes the effects of instruments studying employment, highlights selected aspects of the disability pension system that is expected to be adjusted under the new pension system, and discusses some aspects of long-term care - benefits available to dependent family members. The aim of the article is to try to assess the reforms undertaken in the context of the whole-life situation of people with disabilities.