Hello, my name is Anna and I am third year trainee clinical psychologist at Lancaster University. In August last year one of the clinical tutors at Lancaster University, Ste Weatherhead (@SteWeatherhead), circulated an email to second year Lancaster DClinPsy trainees that highlighted figures from the… 643 more words
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The Mental Capacity Act is a strongly ambitious law, designed to support and to enhance the rights of people who may lack mental capacity. Any of us may lack capacity at a given time, so it is a law of tremendous scope and importance. 84 more words
Again, a Court of Protection case. This time by Senior Judge Lush.
Re A 2016
The first thing that leaped out at me in reading this was that the applicant, who was asking that a professional be appointed as a deputy to manage the affairs of her mother, had instructed a QC. 1,303 more words
There has been slow progress on safeguarding under the Care Act but rationing and implementation problems are causes for concern, says Gary FitzGerald
Adult protection experts have called for learning disabled adults to be given a named care coordinator and have their health and social care needs jointly reviewed at least once a year, after analysing the circumstances surrounding two patient deaths. 726 more words
Over the past 30 years, public health and welfare systems, have been honed to perfect unaccountability, self- preservation, and risk aversion.
No better proof of this, is the fact, it took two and a half years, over a million pounds, a public campaign, a coroner’s inquest… 394 more words