Bournewood carers say justice has not been done

Snell, Janet
October 2008
Learning Disability Today;Oct2008, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p10
The article deals with the report of the serious case review into the Bournewood case which calls for all managers, especially care managers, to "act assertively and proactively" to protect vulnerable clients in National Health Service (NHS) care in Great Britain. Despite protestations by Mr and Mrs E, the review report observes that the consultant for the unit took the view that HL could be readmitted at any time, without being sectioned. Other key recommendations of the report included tightening up clinical supervision of doctors.


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