Relatives & Residents Association

We support, inform and speak on behalf of older people in care


Your rights in a care home

The R&RA’s first fact sheet of 2016 covers what every resident, every relative and every care worker, manager and commissioner needs to know about a resident’s rights in care.

This summary tells you some key things Parliament has decided must happen in care: that means residents have a legal right to them and they are not optional.

If you’re worried about what’s happening in a care home, contact us and we’ll try to help.

Read more and download free here.

(All references to regulation numbers are to The Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014 SI No. 2936 as currently in force.)

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