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Calderdale “intermediate care” teams cherry pick patients to improve outcomes in key care closer to home scheme

Support and Independence Teams are a joint Calderdale and Huddersfield hospital Trust/Calderdale Council working arrangement to look after elderly people who need “reablement” after being in hospital, and who may then need further home care after being “reabled” – which I think means getting back their strength and capacity, after being ill. 1,325 more words

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Health and Capacity.

So I was doing some background reading for a piece I was writing for #7DaysofAction and it involved trying to get a good grasp on the Mental Health Act 1983 (as amended by MHA 2007) and the Mental Capacity Act 2005 as they apply to ATUs and other NHS provision, in order to understand how what has happened to so many autistic young people came to happen. 841 more words

Dr. Crapshite Revisited.

I must be spending far too much of my time reading off electronic devices these days, because I was thumbing through my copy of There’s Always Something or Other With Mr. 374 more words

Annual all-hazard exercise at Fort Gordon means extra security checks this week

This week – you can expect more security searches at Fort Gordon as officials conduct their annual all-hazard response exercise.

Tuesday through Friday, military and civilian personnel should expect more delays while traveling into, and around the installation. 26 more words

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Community Mental Health


My previous field of work was community mental health care and when we were downtown I spotted this prescription sticker stuck onto a bench in the park near the ‘before I die’ chalkboard. 362 more words

Anecdotes

Vulnerable disabled people 'kept in asylums despite community care pledge' | Health News | Lifestyle | The Independent

Thousands of people with learning disabilities are still languishing in institutions, despite Government promises to provide care for them in the community in the wake of the Winterbourne View scandal, a report has warned. 51 more words

Disability

Dear Mr. Cameron

Dear Mr. Cameron,

I’ve sent you nearly six emails in the past few days but nobody from your office seems to want to reply. Don’t you dare shrug my emails off and ignore them. 248 more words

General Mental Health