describe how agreed ways of working relate to the rights of an individual with dementia
These are some of the legislation related to minimising the risk of harm for an individual with dementia. [ Key legislation are Human Rights Act 1998, Mental Health Act 2007, Disability Discrimination Act, Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006, Carers (equal opportunities ) Act 2004.
Together these legislation forms the fundamental rights and freedom of an individual. These affect the
rights of every day life of an individual including what they can say and do, their beliefs, right not to be tortured and right for a fair trial. These rights have limits to ensure that other peoples rights are upheld.