Rachel Krys blogs about how the debate is being framed around accessible transport: I was a pushchair user for a few years, between 2005 and 2010. I remember being struck at the time by how much I was benefiting from the new focus on accessibility on transport and in public buildings. The button to open …
‘The state of health care and adult social care in England 2013/14’ was published by the Care Quality Commission in October 2014.
In October 2014, the Government published revised regulations and guidance on the Care Act for local authorities.
Equally Ours’ Director Nicky Hawkins blogs about the importance of human rights in care: Today the Care Quality Commission announced that a new ‘mum test’ will form part of standards for rating care providers. Inspectors will consider whether they would be happy for their own parent to be looked after in each home they visit. …
‘A new settlement for health and social care’, the final report of the independent Commission on the Future of Health and Social Care in England was published by the King’s Fund in 2014.
In September 2014, the Institute of Health Equity published a series of evidence reports and briefings about practical, local actions to tackle health inequalities through the social determinants of health.
The Rights at Work campaign aims to raise awareness amongst people with cancer of their rights in the workplace.
In June 2014, the EHRC launched an inquiry into the non-natural deaths of adults with mental health conditions who die while being detained by the state.
In May 2014 the Joseph Rowntree Foundation Poverty and Ethnicity programme published ‘Caring and earning among low-income Caribbean, Pakistani and Somali people’.
‘Women’s voices on health. Addressing barriers to accessing primary care’ was published by Maternity Action and the WHEC in May 2014.