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Healthy Ageing in the 21st Century (University of Birmingham)

Summary This Birmingham Policy Commission report explores ageing well in a diverse multi-cultural society. It examines good health in later life in a social context of “super-diversity”. It recommends the creation of a “Commissioner for Older People” as a statutory … Continue reading

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Human Rights: Guidance for Commissioners of Home Care (Equality and Human Rights Commission)

Summary This guide has been created to assist local authority elected members and staff, involved in the commissioning and procurement of home care, to understand the obligations upon them under the Human Rights Act 1998. The main section headings cover: … Continue reading

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Close to Home, Inquiry into Home Care for Older People (Equality and Human Rights Commission)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 5, December 2011]. Summary Care for as many as one-quarter of a million elderly people in their own homes in England is so bad that it … Continue reading

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Home Care Elderly’s Human Rights Overlooked and Not Protected

Summary The human rights of older people receiving care at home are too often being overlooked, an inquiry by the Equality and Human Rights Commission has found. Read more: BBC News: Home care elderly’s human rights ‘not protected’. Reference Home care … Continue reading

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