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Video-recording (life and death)

We’ve been having a lively debate about whether or not parents should be able to record their interactions with professionals, and there’s a piece over at the Guardian about it  … 1,233 more words

Case Law

Deprivation of liberty ruling contributing to ‘unprecedented pressure’ on Approved Mental Health Professionals

Original post from Community Care

‘………….by Andy McNicoll

Cheshire West ruling has led to several AMHP teams facing surge in requests for Mental Health Act assessments, report finds… 644 more words

Disability

Columbia County BOE denies charter school geared for the arts

COLUMBIA COUNTY, G.a. – Columbia County Board of Education members have denied a proposal to add a charter school focused on the arts. The decision was made at Tuesday night’s meeting. 311 more words

News

Court of Appeal ruling means streamlined deprivation of liberty process is fatally flawed

Original post from Community Care

‘………….By Ben Troke

Clarity on the law in relation to deprivation of liberty cannot come soon enough in the light of another landmark case, explains Ben Troke of law firm Browne Jacobson… 1,564 more words

Legal

"I know it when I see it" - deprivation of liberty

Readers will know that I don’t always agree with Mostyn J on issues of deprivation of liberty, but I think that he makes some very powerful points in this case and he makes them well. 3,347 more words

Case Law