9.5a List the main requirements of legislation and policies that are designed to promote the human rights, inclusion, equal life chances and citizenship of individuals with mental health conditions, dementia or learning disabilities

Legislation and a number of different policies have been developed to promote the human rights of individuals with mental health needs or other conditions such as dementia. Here are some of the main ones you should be aware of:

You should take the time to look over this legislation and familiarise yourself with the policies as this legislation will affect the way you work and provide care in a number of different ways.