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2 Dec, 2015 | .pdf, 395.3 KB
This advice note considers the issues for organisations such as care homes who may be considering using hidden surveillance. It also looks at the subject from the point of view of families and friends of people who are cared for by such organisations, and who may themselves be considering using hidden surveillance.
10 Mar, 2015 | .pdf, 186.3 KB
Guidance on the circumstances it would be appropriate, with the agreement of the guardian and adult, either to reduce the frequency of supervision, or cease to supervise a welfare guardianship altogether.
13 May, 2013 | .pdf, 167.4 KB
We were asked to look at a case of a patient on clozapine therapy who had died. This is a complex area of clinical practice often involving a clozapine clinic as well as the usual CMHT and GP. While we did not conclude that there was a deficiency of care, we thought there were a number of useful learning points.
1 Mar, 2012 | .pdf, 162.7 KB
Except in emergencies, the Act requires that medical treatment is authorised under a certificate granted (usually) by the medical practitioner. There may also be a welfare proxy (attorney, guardian or holder of an intervention order) with the authority to consent.
1 Mar, 2012 | .pdf, 163 KB
The Act, when defining incapacity, states that it must be due to either mental disorder or inability to communicate because of physical disorder. There are important differences in how these separate disorders are managed.