Social Policy

Hi Doreen,
                    I am pleased to write and explain about the situation of your family. Your situation is not as bleak as you think. I know what I am about to write might seem too much, but I advise you to take your time and try to understand it because it is very important to you now. I will put down a list of legislations and explain how it applies to you, your husband and your children. I am here to explain whatever you don’t understand.
The local authority and the central government has the responsibility to help under the following legislation;
The Community Care and Health Act (2002). Through the local government you can be assess as a career. This act strengthen the right of people who care for others regularly. Here again local authorities are encourage to make direct payments. This Act also brought financial implication for those who finance their own care. It introduced the concept of free personal care on/or health care further enhancing the quality of care received by the individual. This act gives service users the right to greater choice and control over service delivery.
The Human Right Act (1998). This Act stressed on the right to life and also relevant to vulnerable people in less advantaged situation. Human rights are the law, customs and practices that have evolved through time to protect ordinary people minority groups and race.
The NHS and Community Care Act (1990). The local authority has the right for an assessment and legal duty to decide if your identified needs is absolute and eligible for services to be provided directly or indirectly. The local authorities can also provide direct payment to enable you to buy your own community care service depending on your situation.
The Equality Act (2010). This piece of legislation put up by the central government to end discrimination for the disable people. This Act considers someone with long term physical and mental impairment. This Act will offer advice to Gordon Smyth on...