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Social workers given new guidance for section 20 arrangements amid ‘misuse and abuse’

Original post from Community Care

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Family courts chief warns of greater scrutiny of councils’ use of the voluntary arrangements as he sets out ruling on international transfer of care case… 777 more words

Social Services


In case you so happen to live under a rock, today there was a terrorist attack in Paris, where over 150 people died. As usually, the terrorist attack was carried out by religious extremists, because they love to show their religion’s peace. 437 more words


There is a basic human right to choose one's death whenever possible

Between it becoming recognised in law is an evil tyranny.

You can choose to be part of the tyranny or you can choose to do nothing. 148 more words


Authoritarian spaces, (un)just spaces?

Justice Spatiale/Spatial Justice, No. 8 – This issue offers a discussion on the authoritarian exercise of power, not on authoritarianism defined as a political regime that seeks to restrict political pluralism (Brooker, 2009).It therefore considers the authoritarian exercise of power in all political regimes, whether they be described as authoritarian or democratic.This authoritarian phenomenon is characterised by a plasticity of practices that range from “cultural hegemony” to the use of force, from the “insidious blandishments of the State” to coercion.The approach the collection takes is highly pragmatic and material, tackling power in its spatial embeddedness and seeking to contribute to the analysis of authoritarian practice by focusing on its spatialisation.This provides a way to re-examine the link between justice and authoritarianism and is an invitation to discuss the obvious presumption of injustice often associated with these political situations 10 more words

Urban Issues

Disability rights under attack: Rights ‘are regressing in every area’, says leading DPO

Original post from Disabled Go News


Disabled people’s rights are regressing in every area of their lives, while the government has “abandoned” its target of ensuring full equality, according to new research by a leading disabled people’s organisation. 1,164 more words


British-Syrian appeals to the government to allow her husband to come to the UK

Original post from Wales Online


British-Syrian Amira and her husband fled Syria because of the war – but because of immigration rules they’re stuck miles apart… 820 more words


New guides produced to help families whose loved ones are in Assessment and Treatment Units, UK

Original post from Medical News Today


A coalition of charities, family members and solicitors have produced a series of guides which explain the rights of individuals with a learning disability and behaviour that challenges, with a focus on those who are stuck in, or at risk of being sent to Assessment and Treatment units. 485 more words