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ALDER HEY HOSPITAL REASON FOR FOI BREACH

https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/512522/response/1266847/attach/html/2/Response%204254.pdf.html

They have breached the 20 working day compliance time, given for all FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUESTS.

I have had to take the issues to the Information Commissioner for at least 3 Requests, 

One Request took them over five months to comply, without…

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Added by Alison J Stevens on December 31, 2018 at 18:10 — No Comments

Mental Health Act review: how would recommendations affect frontline social workers?

https://www.communitycare.co.uk/2018/12/12/mha-review-recommendations-affec

From a Relatives point of view, i can honestly say that i was treated appallingly by the Best Interest Assessor, as well as the Care Home Manager who did not inform me that she had put a DOLS Application in for My Husband.

She stated that i had no right to be informed even though i was his Deputy via the Court of…

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Added by Alison J Stevens on December 31, 2018 at 16:00 — No Comments

THEIR TRANSPARENCY BEGGARS BELIEF

Dear Sirs,

Could you please advise me why i was given 2 hours notice, from a Psychiatrist working for the DOLS team Leicestershire County Council, stating that he was going into Leicester Royal Infirmary to assess my Husband A at 7pm on the same day, only 2 hours notice given.?
At the time i did state to him, that i wanted to be present at the assessment, and could not get there in time, because i had to rely on Public Transport.
I did state on the…
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Added by Alison J Stevens on December 31, 2018 at 15:58 — No Comments

LEICESTERSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL DOLS COMPLAINT

Dear Sirs,

I am writing to get a few things clarified with regards to My Husband A who was on a DOLS safeguarding pathway in 2016-2017 while a Resident at a Care Home in Leicestershire.
A Best Interest Assessor S deemed me not fit for purpose , to become my Husbands Relevant Persons Advocate at the time He lost Mental Capacity.
S decided this via a 15 minute phone call without ever meeting me.
THE DOLS CODE OF PRACTICE , MINISTRY OF…
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Added by Alison J Stevens on December 31, 2018 at 15:20 — No Comments

'I am a veteran and I am due the respect of a veteran': Judge tells blind World War II hero, 97, he CANNOT go home for Christmas - despite the pensioner's desperate plea

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6527693/Judge-refuses-blind-WWII-veteran-permission-return-home-Christmas.html

Lord Justice Hayden, who agreed that Baby Alfie Evans should have his life support terminated earlier on the year, has 

now decided that a 97 year old War veteran, with full Mental Capacity, should not be allowed to go…

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Added by Alison J Stevens on December 30, 2018 at 18:30 — No Comments

Have your say on the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill

https://www.parliament.uk/business/news/2018/december/have-your-say-on-the-mental-capacity-amendment-bill/

Hi All,

I will be adding PAINS views to this Mental Capacity Consultation.
Due to the Fact that i have personal experience of this, with Andy My Husband. being placed on a DOLS in a Care home.
The whole experience…
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Added by Alison J Stevens on December 30, 2018 at 18:00 — No Comments

Have your say on the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill

https://www.parliament.uk/business/news/2018/december/have-your-say-on-the-mental-capacity-amendment-bill/

I will be adding Parents Against Injustice points of view with reference to the Mental Capacity amendment Bill, because i have first hand experience of DOLS, My Husband was on a DOLS while in a Care Home, and the whole experience left me very traumatised..

Added by Alison J Stevens on December 30, 2018 at 16:30 — No Comments

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