The Right to Life

As far as I can tell, the tragic death of 60yr old Mr Michael Thompson in March 2016 was not widely covered by the media.  An inquest in Southwark in 2017 returned a verdict that Mr Thompson had died an accidental death after he set fire to his own property whilst in mental health crisis […]

Advertisement

Read More The Right to Life

Code of Practice Review

I missed something last year, probably because I’d changed roles and I’m not focussing on this stuff as before.  In 2019, the Care Quality Commission reported some findings after a review of the implementation of the Code of Practice to the Mental Health Act 1983. Those who have followed this blog since the start will […]

Read More Code of Practice Review

Musings on the MCA

The Mental Capacity Act continues to consume a number of the queries I receive.  The point of this post is not to repeat the content of those I’ve already written, but to highlight the main problems which end up my focus as the questions keep coming.  You can read previous posts I’ve written in the […]

Read More Musings on the MCA