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  • Last updated: 05 Sep 2018

    A selection of relevant books and journal articles on older people and workers and equality issues.

  • Last updated: 05 Jan 2018

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

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    First Published: 01 Dec 2009

    This report into older workers - employment preferences, barriers and solutions - examines the meaning, significance and implications of ‘good relations’ and suggests ways in which these might be measured.

  • 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...

  • News

    Published: 17 Jul 2018

    Equality and Human Rights Commission Chief Executive Rebecca Hilsenrath comments on the findings of the Women and Equalities Committee report on ageism in the workplace.

  • Last updated: 08 Jul 2016

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

  • 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.

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    Guidance for managers on managing retirement and changes in the law since April 2011.

  • Last updated: 29 Jun 2016

    On 10 November 2010 the Equality and Human Rights Commission launched a Formal Inquiry using its powers under Section 16 of the Equality Act 2006. The Inquiry looked at the effectiveness of the English care and support system in protecting and promoting the human rights of older people.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 27 Feb 2019

    What is Age discrimination? We explain its definition, areas covered and what constitutes discrimination.

  • Equality Act

    Last updated: 08 Jun 2016

    Legal challenge by Age Concern and Help the Aged (now Age UK) who sought a judicial review of the Employment Equality (Age) Regulations 2006.

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