Wales Council of the Blind

Equality Act 2010

Definition: The primary purpose of the Act is to codify the complicated and numerous array of Acts and Regulations, which formed the basis of anti-discrimination law in Great Britain. (See Discrimination, Disability Discrimination Act)

Category: uncategorised

Credit: Wikipedia


Services mentioning Equality Act 2010

Disability Equality Training and Consultancy (Arts) - (Disability Arts Cymru) Training

Organisations participating in Disability Equality Training will be able to: demonstrate recognition of their accountability to disabled people; understand the implications of the Equality Act, particularly the disability provisions, and it’s relevance to arts provision in Wales devise an appropriate and realistic format for effective action planning; work towards best practice in inclusion and accessibility.

EASS Helpline - (Equality Advisory Support Service (EASS)) Helpline

A helpline for people affected by discrimination or human rights abuses. It can advise on the Equality Act 2010, and your options for resolving problems formally or informally. See website for full details.

Library records mentioning Equality Act 2010

Access to hotels for guide dogs owners & other blind & partially sighted people Guidance - [Library Type]

This guide provides information relating to access for guide dog owners to hotels, bed and breakfasts, etc. It sets out the legislative duties that owners and staff have under the Equality Act 2010 which specifically requires entry to these premises for guide dogs. It also provides tips and advice for owners, managers and staff on how to make their premises more accessible, how to communicate and assist guide dog owners, & contact details for more information.

All-Wales standards for accessible communication and information for people with sensory loss Guidance - [Library Type]

Under the Equality Act 2010 there is a legal duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure equality of access to healthcare services for disabled people. Public bodies need to take positive action so that all access and communication needs are met. The document sets out the standards of service delivery that people with sensory loss should expect when they access healthcare. These standards apply to adults, young people and children.