Monthly Archives: May 2016

“The Best Interests Assessor”

The best interests assessor role could be axed, and independent oversight of deprivation of liberty cases scrapped, under proposals being developed by the Law Commission. They have  rolled back on a previous commitment that the BIA role would “be central” to … Continue reading

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Mental Health Awareness 2016

Radio 2 highlights mental health from Monday 9 to Tuesday 17 May 2016. Through a series of reports Jeremy Vine explores conditions including anorexia, bipolar disorder, depression and self-harm and looks at whether politicians do enough to support mental health … Continue reading

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Where are the Social Workers who speak up for their Users?

Just came across this heading in this week’s Community Care – ‘Social workers are tied up by rules – is it time to start disobeying them? The article continues….Rule-compliance is at the heart of modern social work even when the … Continue reading

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