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The Government has paused the Rights Removal Bill

On the 9th of September 2022, the UK Government decided to stop Parliament from making any decisions about the Rights Removal Bill for now. The British Institute of Human Rights have created an easy read guide to explain what this means. Plain English: UK Government pauses the Rights Removal Bill Monday the 12th of September 2022 On the 22nd of June 2022, the UK Government shared a new Bill of Rights with Parliament and the public which will replace our…

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The Rights Removal Bill

The British Institute of Human Rights has an easy-read guide that will tell you about the Government’s plan to replace the Human Rights Act. The Human Rights Act is the law which protects our human rights in the UK. The easy-read guide will talk about how these changes could affect you. Please read the easy-read guide below.

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Stop People Dying Too Young – Inclusion North

Digital Voice for Communities specialises in giving people a voice by supporting people to have a voice about issues that matter to them. They worked with Inclusion North and the group they support to make a film about a human rights issue close to their heart. They have created this powerful response to a report about people with additional needs dying younger than those without. You can watch the video on YouTube. Please click this link to watch the video:…

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Legal resources from the Challenging Behaviour Foundation

The legal resources directory from the Challenging Behaviour Foundation is a series of practical resources designed to help you get the information you need about the law and rights, covering a range of topics. The resources cover things such as: Special Educational Needs (SEN) Social care (adult and child) Carers’ rights Family Law Finance Direct payments Personal Independence Payment (PIP) Healthcare Do Not Resuscitate orders (‘DNRs’) NHS complaints Mental Health Act and ‘sectioning’ Mental capacity and best interests Deprivation of…

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Human Rights and DNARs: People’s Experiences of DNAR Decision Making in 2020

Background to the report A Do Not Attempt Resuscitation decision is when medical professionals decide to not provide CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) to an individual. A DNAR order is also sometimes called a DNACPR order or DNR order. When DNAR orders are made with the full involvement of a person, as part of advanced care planning or a treatment plan, this can be an example of good human rights practice. The use of DNARs orders without involving the person and/or their…

DNAR Decisions and Human Rights: Workshop from LD England

Find out more about your human rights and share your experiences of DNAR decisions About this Event During Coronavirus some disabled people and older people have been told doctors will not restart their heart if they become very unwell. This is a Do Not Attempt Resuscitation Order called a DNAR. The CQC is investigating this. We are running an online workshop for disabled and older people to find out more about their human rights. We will be asking people to…

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