An independent review reveals wide-spread failings under the Mental Health Act 1983 and calls for new rights to protect the most vulnerable and mentally ill members of society.
Disabled people are protected by human rights. Whatever a person’s abilities, they are entitled to a basic standard of dignity which human rights laws guarantee.
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