A Factpack of statistics from the International Longevity Centre – UK was published in July 2014.
The EHRC consultation on its draft guidance covering legislation banning age discrimination against people using public or private services closed on 2 May 2014.
In February 2014, a recommendation to ‘promote, protect and ensure the full and equal enjoyment of all human rights and fundamental freedoms by all older persons’ was adopted by the Council of Europe.
‘Age Immaterial. Women over 50 in the workplace’ was published by the TUC in February 2014.
This report explores whether the burden placed upon staff in care homes to produce paperwork is having a positive or a detrimental effect on the quality of care.
Case No: CO/8235/2013 Date 7 February 2014 Link to judgment http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWHC/Admin/2014/218.html Discrimination grounds Age, disability, religion or belief, race and sex. Summary of case This challenge was brought by UNISON to the Employment Tribunal fees regime on four grounds: that it was in breach of the EU principle of effectiveness, that it was in breach …
In January 2014, Age UK published ‘Care in Crisis: What’s next for social care?’
On Human Rights Day 2013, The Welsh Government announced its plans for a public consultation on proposals for a Declaration of the Rights of Older People.
In October 2013, the EHRC published a report reviewing the 25 recommendations the Commission made in its 2011 formal inquiry into older people and human rights in home care.
In October 2013, the Greater London Authority (GLA) published a report to challenge perceptions of older people as a burden on their families and a drain on the public purse.