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Caring for our future: reforming care and support

Equality Analysis

The Department of Health has considered the impact of each of the key areas of the White Paper and the draft Care and Support Bill on people sharing protected characteristics as part of the policy development process. We have considered the totality of the impact in each area on equality groups and outlined how we have sought to mitigate against disadvantage where appropriate according to: age, race, religion, gender, disability, sexual orientation, trans-gender, and pregnancy and maternity.