Monthly Archives: February 2012

Gartree Prison

The Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust have been awarded a £4.5 million, 3 year contract to provide health care to Gartree Prison in Market Harborough. From April 2012 they will be providing a 24 hour primary health care service for over … Continue reading

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Lakeside House

Lakeside House – Grove Park, Enderby, Leicester Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust has centralised corporate services to Lakeside House. LPT as a provider took on a wider range of community health services across Leicestershire Leicester and Rutland and staff have been … Continue reading

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The North Wales Lunatic Asylum, Denbigh

With the Lunatic Act passed in 1808 every county in the country was to provide an institute for the mentally ill, but by 1840 North Wales was still without such an institution because the poor rural communities could not afford … Continue reading

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Section 36 Mental Health Act 1983

Part III – Section 36: Remand to Hospital for Treatment •Allows detention for a maximum of 12 weeks – imposed initially for 28 days then renewable for 28 days at a time •Crown Court – patient in custody awaiting trial … Continue reading

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Young Carers

A group of children whose needs are increasingly more clearly recognised are young carers, for example, those who assume important caring responsibilities for parents and siblings. Some children care for parents who are disabled, physically or mentally ill, others for … Continue reading

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Student Placement Objectives

Student Placement at Forensic Unit   Objectives: 1.     Gain further understanding of the role of the Forensic Social Worker within a Medium Secure Unit   – How?       a) Participate in Social Work meetings within the unit when appropriate   b) Discussion … Continue reading

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Atypical Supervision Standards

Supervision Standards for Social Workers within Forensic  Social Care Team   The British Association of Social Work (BASW) Code of Ethics has been used in the formulation of these Standards.   In applying the general provisions of the Code, social … Continue reading

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