Creating a fairer Britain
Find out more about the inquiry, its background, our objectives and what we achieved.
Watch videos of four of our external advisory group members, explaining the importance of the inquiry.
Guidance that explains in simple language what you should expect from a home care service that respects human rights.
Human rights guidance for local authority elected members and staff who are involved in the commissioning and procurement of home care.
Read the full report or the executive summary
A progress report detailing what local authorities and other key players have done in response to the Close to home recommendations.
Find answers to commonly asked questions about the inquiry.
Read our principles for a human rights based approach to delivering home care.
The Care Bill has been amended in the House of Lords at the Report stage to clarify that the Human Rights Act 1998 extends to regulated care services. The Commission’s briefing was used to support the bill’s amendment. See our briefing here.
Find our related work on care and support including the report 'From safety net to springboard' and recent research into personalisation and advocacy in social care.
The Human Rights Act 1998 sets out the fundamental rights and freedoms that individuals in the UK have access to.
Free seminar exploring human rights and older people's home care. Register for the event here.