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Behaviour plan for my social care and or health professional

This morning my first look at Twitter led me straight to @MarkNeary1 most recent Blog, Trouble for Humans , and it got me thinking. On Friday I had posted a blog of my own. 657 more words

Learning Disability

Locked Up Again!

I was feeling suicidal for days when my social worker came round to see how I was doing. After a brief chat she decided to have me assessed under the mental health act that very same day as I refused to go into hospital. 243 more words

Section 3

Assessment under the Mental Health Act

Yesterday is definitely up there on the list of the hardest days of my life, it all started really, late Thursday night when unbeknownst to me Chris had left the house at almost midnight and I didn’t know where he had gone. 1,785 more words


AMHPs and Stress

Back in January, Zarathustra posted a link to a survey for AMHPs on stress and burnout. This was for a piece of research being conducted by Janine Hudson, an  AMHP studying for an MSc in Mental Health Social Work at King’s College, London. 1,170 more words


Broadening access to Independent Mental Health Advocates

The statutory role of the Independent Mental Health Advocate (IMHA)  grew from the 2007 amendments of the Mental Health Act in England and Wales (with a start date of 2009).  1,018 more words

Social Care

Integration and Disintegration between Health and Social Care

There has been a lot of talk about the need for greater integration between health and social care. It’s been happening for as long as I’ve been in social care. 789 more words

Social Care