Legislation and Dementia Care
Mary Basilio, Health and Social ‘Dementia & Elderly Care’
Human Rights Act 1998
We need this legislation because this type of dignity of care is giving the people right to live, has the right to receive treatment and has the right to have a family life.
Data Protection Act 1998
This legislation is important in Dementia Care as they take Data Protection Act very serious, they need this to record details of their contact and support of Dementia Care and they will only send any further information when it is relating to work.
Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006
Mental Capacity Act 2005
We need this legislation in Dementia Care to help protect the vulnerable adults from abuse and maltreatment.