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Smart thinking, but ‘care bots’ can’t replace carers

Creating the ideal home is big business – in fact there’s a world stage out there for exhibitions that can both temp and puzzle. 520 more words

Here Come The Girls.

Six weeks ago, I was wondering, “where are the girls?”.  A couple have emerged onto social media since.  Although neither is in exactly the same situation as the lads who featured in… 834 more words

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

Keep Our NHS Public

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

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


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