What impact of key legislation that relates to fulfilment of rights and choices and the minimising of risk of harm for an individual with dementia
Understand Key Legislation And Agreed Ways Of Working That Support The Fulfilment Of Rights And Choices Of Individuals With Dementia While Minimising Risk Of Harm.
2.1 Explain the key legislation that relates to fulfilment of rights and choices and [ the minimising of risk of harm and the impact on an individual with dementia.
* Human Rights Act of 1998
* Mental Capacity Act of 2005
Mental Capacity and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards 2005
* Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000
* Mental Health Act 2007
* The Disability Discrimination Act 1995
* Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006
* Carers(Equal Opportunities) Act 2004
Together these legislations formed the fundamental rights and freedom of an individual. These affect the rights of everyday life of an individual including what they can say and do, their beliefs, right not to be tortured and right to a fair trial. These rights have limits to ensure that it does not damage other people’s rights.
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