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.
The Global AgeWatch Index is the first-ever overview of the wellbeing of older people around the world.
’Giving older people a voice: the case for an Older People’s Commissioner for England’ was published by CentreForum in September 2013.
’What Does the 2011 Census Tell Us About Older People?’ was published on 6 September 2013 by the Office for National Statistics.
‘A Presumption of Equality’ by Andrew Harrop looks at mid-income older people, a group who have been overlooked in political and media debates about later life.