Local Government Information Unit
Find links to free online resources that offer practical guidance for health and social care staff who want to find out more about human rights and how they can observe human rights in their work.
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Their team provides policy advice, learning programmes, events, consultancy and other resources to their members and other organisations.
The Local Government Information Unit (LGIU) website offers documents that are relevant to elected members and officers interested in health and social care.
The briefings are only available to members and officers in LGIU.
|Audience||Relevant service areas||Coverage of human rights|
|Nurses and care staff||Healthcare||Education about human rights|
|Policy officers||NHS||Freedom from torture and inhuman or degrading treatment|
|Service managers||Residential care|
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- 'A Good Death' The Role of the Local Authority in End of Life Care - looks at local authority core services including social care and housing.
Respect and protect: research into the experience of older people and staff in care homes and hospitals - reviews the experience of residents/patients and staff involved in care homes and hospitals. It considers how partners involved in care can develop ‘mutuality of interest’ to cooperate on improvements.
Only available to LGIU members