On 7 July 2009, the All Party Parliamentary Groups on Carers; Dementia; Disability; Equalities; Ageing and Older People; and Social Care held a Joint APPG meeting on the Green Paper on Adult Social Care.
On 1 December 2008, protection under the Human Rights Act was extended to cover residents of independent care homes whose accommodation is publicly arranged.
On 17 July 2008, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled that treating employees less favourably because of their association with a disabled person was unlawful.
Stonewall’s report, ‘Being the gay one: Experiences of lesbian, gay and bisexual people working in the health and social care sector’, was published on 15 June 2007.
In March 2006, the International Lesbian and Gay Association issued the ‘Lesbian and Bisexual Women’s Health Report: Common Concerns, Local Issues’.