Joint Committee on Human Rights calls for the protection of Residents and Patients in care settings.

Nov 11, 2021 | News

MPs have called on the government and CQC to protect the human rights of residents and patients in care settings and end the needless blocking of family visits.

In two letters published last week the Joint Committee on Human Rights called on the government to review its guidelines to ensure that meaningful visits are facilitated by care providers, subject to individualised risk assessments. It further calls on the Care Quality Commission to ensure action is taken when providers fail to support visits and for better mechanisms to be put in place for residents, patients and relatives to raise concerns themselves. You can read the whole article for yourself



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