2. Right to challenge care decisions
The EHRC is launching a new inquiry into the right to challenge social care decisions.
Decisions about access to social care or support – such as a person’s entitlement to it and what kind they can access – can seriously affect the dignity and inclusion of many disabled and older adults as well as unpaid carers, and impact their ability to live the life they choose.
It is important for people to be able to challenge a decision easily, if they feel that it leaves them without the right support.
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