Equal protection needed for all those who use care

Imagine two people who live next to each other in a care home – one pays for their own care, the other’s is arranged by their council. Did you know that there is a loophole that means that only one of these people has full protection of the law from abuse and neglect? It seems absurd but a loophole in human rights law means this is true.

Read more from Age UK’s Andy Glyde and take action to protect older people’s human rights.