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  • Last updated: 14 Apr 2016

    This report presents the Commission’s assessment of what local authorities, Government, the Care Quality Commission and the Local Government Ombudsman have done in response to recommendations directed at them in our Close to home inquiry report. Download the Close to Home recommendations revie...

  • Last updated: 05 Jan 2018

    Setting out the findings from our inquiry into the home care of older people.

  • Last updated: 08 Jul 2016

    Read our findings and recommendations for providers delivering home care services.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 26 Oct 2016

    You can download a guide to all the public authorities in Scotland who are covered by the specific duties of the Equality Act 2010 in Scotland.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 23 Jan 2017

    Read our guidance to support Scottish public authorities in meeting their duties under the Public Sector Equality Duty.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 14 Apr 2016

    Read about 'Improving Equality Outcomes' - a projects that's part of the Scotland public sector equality duty

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 02 Nov 2016

    Read about the Equality and Human Rights Impact Assessment Project that's part of the Scotland public sector equality duty

  • Last updated: 11 Jul 2016

    Inquiry into older people and human rights in home care. We devised a framework for evidence collection, which identifies areas where older people’s human rights might be at risk.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 23 Jun 2016

    Read what the Commission's research in Scotland reports on improving local equality data

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 08 May 2017

    This section contains online video resources about EU equality legislation

  • Last updated: 13 Apr 2016

    This guide aims to help local authority elected members and staff who are involved in the commissioning and procurement of home care better understand their obligations under the Human Rights Act 1998 (the HRA). It is also relevant to others who have an interest in home care, including care provider...

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 08 May 2017

    This section contains online video resources about Article 14 of the European Convention on Human Rights.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 08 Apr 2016

    This section contains online video resources about Equality and justiciability in the context of international human rights law.

  • Last updated: 10 Oct 2016

    The Commission has produced a guide for older people and their family, friends or support workers to help service users understand what good quality home care looks like.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 15 Apr 2016

    The Commission is the regulator of the PSED and our approach is to work with public authorities to encourage, guide, monitor and regulate activity on the public sector equality duty.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 12 Apr 2016

    In 2013 we commissioned NatCen to undertake an independent evaluation of the Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED) in Wales. Read our review here.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 10 Oct 2016

    This page shows what we are doing in Wales with regard to PSED and guidance.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 08 Jul 2016

    The 'How Fair Is Wales?' evidence and challenges have assisted public authorities in setting their equality objectives as required by the Public Sector Equality Duty in Wales.

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