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The Local Authority has a duty to promote a person’s wellbeing by:

  • Maintaining their personal dignity (including treating them with respect)
  • Looking after their physical and mental health, as well as their emotional wellbeing
  • Protecting them from abuse and neglect
  • Supporting them to take control over their own day-to-day life (including care and support and the way it is provided)
  • Supporting them to participate in work, education, training or recreation
  • Supporting their social and economic wellbeing
  • Supporting them to balance their domestic, family and personal relationships
  • Making sure their living accommodation is suitable for them and their needs
  • Supporting the way they contribute to society