Health and social care rights
Explains your rights to health and social care for your mental health. Includes information on eligibility for social care and how local authorities may meet your needs.
How to find an advocate
If you're in hospital, you can also contact the:
In some situations, you may be legally entitled to the support of an advocate. For more information, see our page on your legal rights to advocacy.
Disability Tax Guide
Guidance and support for anyone taking on a personal assistant to help them live independently.
Health in Wales
Information about health problems and treatments, including details of local NHS services in Wales.
Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman
The final stage for complaints about councils and some other organisations providing local public services.
This information was published in February 2023. We will revise it in 2026.
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