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The Children Act, 1989.
The most important piece of legislation currently effecting the provision of care services for children. It has given children certain legal rights, whilst also imposing legal duties on parents and childcare workers to promote each child's welfare.
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The Mental Health Act, 1983.
People who are experiencing a 'mental disorder' are another key group who require legal protection because they are particularly vulnerable at the point of needing care services to support them.
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The Disability Discrimination Act, 1995.
This act was passed to stop discrimination in the management of property, access to goods, employment and education.
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The Human Rights Act, 1998.
This act entitles people resident to the UK to seek redress for infringements of their human rights by a 'public authority'.
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The NHS Community Care Act, 1990.
This legislation introduced some of the biggest changes to public healthcare services. These changes affected both the structure and the practice of health and social care.
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People who are experiencing a 'mental disorder' are another key group who require legal protection because they are particularly vulnerable at the point of needing care services to support them.

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The Mental Health Act, 1983.

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This act was passed to stop discrimination in the management of property, access to goods, employment and education.

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This act entitles people resident to the UK to seek redress for infringements of their human rights by a 'public authority'.

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This legislation introduced some of the biggest changes to public healthcare services. These changes affected both the structure and the practice of health and social care.

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