Health&Social Legislation

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  • Created on: 20-12-18 12:00
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  • LEGISLATION
    • THE CARE ACT 2014
      • The way local authorities should carry out carer assessments
      • Promotes 'wellbeing' when making a decision
      • Continuity of care must be provided
      • Carry out child needs assessments
      • Adult safeguarding
      • Independent advocate to be available
    • THE HEALTH & SOCIAL ACT 2012
      • Enables patients to have more control and for authorities to commission care
      • No decision about me without me
      • Clinical commissioning groups
      • Public health
      • Healthwatch
    • THE EQUALITY ACT 2010
      • Makes direct and indirect discrimination on the basis of protected characteristics
      • Prohibits discrimination
      • Covers victimisation and harrassment
      • Reasonable adjustments to be made
      • Rights to breastfeed
      • Made dicrimination an offence
      • Pay secrecy clauses are illegal
    • THE CHILDREN & FAMILIES ACT 2014
      • Includes reforms for adoption, educational needs & children in care
    • THE DATA PROTECTION ACT 2014
      • Used only for intended purpose
      • Adequate and relevant
      • Processed fairly and lawfully
      • Accurate and kept up to date
      • Kept for no longer than necessary
      • Processed in line with rights
      • Secured
      • Not transferred to other countries
    • THE CHILDREN ACT 2004
      • Aims to protect children who are at risk of harm
      • Child paramount principle
      • Right to advocate
      • Created child commissioners
      • Encourages partnership working
    • THE HUMAN RIGHTS ACT 1998
      • Rights to liberty and security
      • Applies to all public authorities
      • Rights to respect, privacy and family life
      • Rights to life
      • Right to freedom of expression
    • THE MENTAL CAPACITY ACT 2004
      • 2. Support to make decisions
      • 1. A presumption of capacity
      • Ability to make a decision
      • 4. Bets interests
      • 3. Unwise decisions
      • 5. Less restrictive option
  • THE MENTAL CAPACITY ACT 2004
    • 2. Support to make decisions
    • 1. A presumption of capacity
    • Ability to make a decision
    • 4. Bets interests
    • 3. Unwise decisions
    • 5. Less restrictive option

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