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Community of Practice presents Doctors Workshops on People with Learning Disabilities

The Community of Practice are pleased to share this flyer for workshops for Doctors and other healthcare professionals enabling reasonable adjustments to be made for people with learning disabilities in healthcare settings. 53 more words

Healthcare Passport Research Survey

A team of East Kent Hospitals Co-Researchers has begun work on looking at how My Healthcare Passport is used in Hospital.

The team consisting of Hospital clinicians and staff, people with learning disabilities, a nursing home manager and a parent carer would like you help with answering this short questionnaire. 58 more words

The Risperidone Scandal

The above was published by the American Federal Drug Agency in 2008.

It shows, the adverse side effects, of the anti-psychotic drug risperidone, trade name risperidol, since licencing… 1,563 more words

Seeking costs against the Public Guardian in a financial safeguarding case

The Public Guardian and CT and EY 2014

http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWCOP/2014/51.html

As District Judge Lush observed, this is the first reported case where a costs order has been sought against the Public Guardian. 2,790 more words

Case Law

Walker -v- Badmin [2014], Testamentary Capacity is a common law issue

Fascinating new case about testamentary capacity and the differences between the Mental Capacity Act test and the old common law test of Banks -v- Goodfellow. 771 more words

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Beware the PLO my son! the jaws that bite, the claws that catch (Is the PLO coming to Court of Protection?)

Having opened with Lewis Carroll, I’ll digress to Bruce Springsteen – if you practice in the Court of Protection –  “You’d better not pout, you’d better not cry, you’d better watch out, I’m telling you why – the PLO is coming to town” 1,309 more words

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