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Mental Health

22nd August 2015

Hearing Voices – Finding out about the experience

1Fit

Research studies have shown that more than 4% of the population have the experience of hearing voices that others cannot...

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15th August 2015

Becoming autism aware

1Fit

The new Code of Practice to the Mental Health Act 1983 includes a very useful chapter (Chapter 20) on autism...

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07th August 2015

Supervision: Getting into groups

1Fit

I recently wrote a blog post about the functions of supervision in the context of one-to-one sessions between worker and...

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03rd August 2015

Protecting people in our care

1Fit

A recent news story about allegations of ill-treatment by a worker in a Cumbrian care home has prompted me to...

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26th July 2015

Mental health services: Getting help, right now

1Fit

A new survey from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) called ‘Right here, right now’ has revealed an unhelpful response from...

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20th July 2015

From DoLS to providing Protective Care

1Fit

The journey to get to where we are on the operation of the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (or DoLS) is...

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14th July 2015

Advanced decisions: planning ahead

1Fit

There’s a chapter in the new Mental Health Act Code of Practice on ‘wishes expressed in advance’, which I think...

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06th July 2015

Mental Capacity Act: The Law of Necessity

1Fit

How does a story of shipwrecked sailors from the 19th century relate to the way in which the Mental Capacity...

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29th June 2015

Communication Breakdown…

1Fit

What’s the most important issue in mental health? Good treatment? Timely hospital care? Being treated with respect? Contact at times...

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16th January 2015

What’s in a name?

Amanda Calberry

I heard a discussion on BBC Radio 4’s In the Mind programme over Christmas about Nathan Filer’s book The Shock...

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