Entitlement For Services : The Right And Access Or Use A Service

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Entitlement to services is the right to access or use a service. Different people are entitled to different things from different services. For example, being entitled to 15 hours of free child care per week if your child is 0-4 years old. Entitlement to services protects us form being discriminated against by making sure everyone has the right to use the services they need to and makes it unlawful for people to be denied these rights. If people are discriminated against then entitlement to services will make sure that the service user can take legal action against the service/people/person that has denied them their rights. This promotes anti-discriminatory practice in health and social care. For example, to be entitled to receive a service in a residential care home you would have to be over the age of 65. Individual rights are the liberties that each individual has. There are many individual rights, including the right to life, the right to a fair trial and the right to education. Our individual rights protect us from not being treated fairly and equally as being denied our individual rights is unlawful. If people are not treated fairly and equally individual rights makes sure they can take legal action against the person/people who are discriminating against them. They can take legal action or make a complaint under The Equality Act 2010 or the Human Rights Act 1998. This promotes anti-discriminatory practice in health and social care. For example, if you were denied
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