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RCN publish easy to read pain information

The Royal College of Nursing has recently published some easy read information on pain and pain control.

People with learning disabilities have been engaged in the development of the information through the… 21 more words

Learning Disability

Not being allowed to see an expert report

I’ve read this case half-a-dozen times now, and I still don’t entirely get it.

NCC v AH and DH 2015


Dramatis personae

NCC is the Local Authority.   3,185 more words

Case Law

Reasonable Adjustments Conference Report & Presentations - 17th June 2015

This year’s Conference was based on how we can all implement reasonable adjustments for people with learning disabilities in our work. The conference participants and the Community of Practice team found each of the presentations insightful, interesting and thought provoking. 280 more words

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


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


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