NCA: common sense has prevailed in Lords’ ruling on human rights


Posted on December 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

The decision of the law lords to reject the claim that care homes should be considered to be statutory bodies within the context of the Human Rights Convention has been welcomed by the National Care Association (NCA).

NCA chief executive Sheila Scott said her association and its legal team at Lester Aldridge had always believed that care home residents had absolute protection within British Common Law.


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