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The government will not address the social care funding crisis until the end of next year, despite announcing billions of pounds a year extra for the NHS.
EHRC will examine the new policies to ensure they are lawful and adequately consider equality and human rights implications for their patients.
Some people in England with complex health and social care needs can be up to 25 times more likely to get their care costs covered than those living in other parts of the country.
The government’s plans faced determined opposition from other disabled campaigners this week, with many concerned that they could be part of a planned creeping privatisation of the NHS.