Protecting and promoting older people’s rights
The response to the pandemic has illustrated there is still a long way to go until rights and rights-based approaches are embedded across our public services.
Furthermore, issues during the past two years have highlighted that the rights of some older people – such as older people living in care homes – are greatly lacking compared to the rest of society.
The Commissioner’s 2022-24 Work Programme provides more information about the action the Commissioner is taking to protect and promote older people’s rights.Read the Commissioner’s 2022-24 Work Programme
Claim Your Rights
The Commissioner has produced a range of resources to empower older people.Learn more
Rights of Older People Living in Care Homes Group
The Commissioner established the Rights of Older People Living in Care Homes Group to bring together organisations from across the UK that are working together to strengthen the rights of older people living in care homes.Learn More
Getting the information and services you need in a digital world: Know your rights
Did you know you have a right to access the information and services you need in a way that suits you?Find out more