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Five key steps to assessing capacity | Community Care

The process of assessing a person’s mental capacity is often misunderstood by social care practitioners as they seek to apply the principles of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (MCA) and the lessons from case law. 29 more words


Deprivation of Liberty Safeguardings

This article looks at whether Deprivation of Liberty Safeguardings (DOLS) can be applied to cases where the Protected Party resided within their own home and where a care regime had been established. 753 more words

Court Of Protection

Cheshire Cat, Cheshire Act

Following the Supreme Court decision in Cheshire West, which greatly expanded the definition of restriction of liberty to the point where the system has almost entirely broken down due to the huge increase in volume, the Law Commission have published an interim report on Deprivation of Liberty. 1,608 more words

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Law Commission's interim statement published

You can read the Law Commission’s interim statement on its review of the deprivation of liberty safeguards here.  The statement summarises the responses received to its… 305 more words

Karina Hansen 2: the Ghost in the Room

Christmas 2015. A young woman sits in a wheelchair in a Danish rehabilitation centre. She mumbles incomprehensibly to herself from time to time but is otherwise unresponsive. 2,784 more words

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

A rant on radical feminist brats...

Women in the western world are no more oppressed than men.  They can drive cars, they can work in whatever job or profession they choose, they can choose to have a sexual relationship with anyone of legal age of any gender, they can choose to remain single or childfree, they are allowed to have casual sex, they are allowed to remain celibate, they can breastfeed in public, they can wear whatever they like, they can say whatever they like, they can smoke, drink alcohol, get tattoos.   338 more words

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