Human rights – coming to a private care home near you? – UK Human Rights Blog

Posted October 29th, 2013 in bills, care homes, disabled persons, elderly, news by sally

“The amendment, moved by Lord Low of Dalston and supported by Lord Lester of Herne Hill QC and Lord Pannick QC, makes clear that a person who provides regulated ‘social care’ is to be taken for the purposes of subsection 6(3)(b) of the Human Rights Act 1998 to be exercising a function of a public nature.”

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UK Human Rights Blog, 28th October 2013