Close to home report

Close to home: An inquiry into older people and human rights in home care

The inquiry has found that although many older people receive care at home which respects and enhances their human rights, this is by no means a universal experience. It uncovered areas of real concern in the treatment of some older people and significant shortcomings in the way that care is commissioned by local authorities.

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Supplementary research reports:

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A copy of the full inquiry findings report which includes recommendations for change is available separately on our website, together with supplementary reports which were obtained or prepared in the process of our evidence collection.

Last Updated: 08 Jun 2014