Evidence to the Joint Parliamentary Committee on Human Rights -14/04/2021

Apr 14, 2021 | News

Jenny Morrison on 14/04/2021 gave evidence to the Joint Parliamentary Committee on Human Rights along with Professor Martin Green CEO of Care England and Zac Taylor Director of Quality & Practice for Mencap.
The session covered the impact that visiting restrictions have had, and continue to have on residents and relatives, including evidence of Care Providers refusing to implement Government Guidance.
Visits Out’ and the 14 day isolation and an update on the Emergency Legislation proposed by Harriet Harman MP that would enshrine the rights of Essential visitors in law.
Kate Meacock a Rights for Residents member says ” It’s a long one so you may want to cancel your Netflix subscription!!, but it is well worth listening to. I can honestly say that I am so so proud of Jenny who spoke so eloquently throughout – it’s not easy to do but she stayed calm and got our points across perfectly”

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