Mum with MS harbours drug-using daughter

March 2009
Community Care;3/26/2009, Issue 1763, p30
Case Study
The article presents a case study of Sarah, who has multiple sclerosis and lives in a housing association warden-aided bungalow. She is a wheelchair user and her daughter, who is a heroin and crack user, lives with her on an intermittent basis. The problem is that home helps, social workers and nurses often don't feel safe entering the house when her daughter stays at the house. Care manager Craig Nolan thinks that Sarah can apply for an occupation order under Part IV of the Family Law Act 1996.


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