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‘I don’t like this place, Daddy’

DUNDEE SUWN WEEKLY REPORT, 4-8 JULY, 2016 ‘I DON’T LIKE THIS PLACE DADDY’ Bairns can be very perceptive, as the above comment, fae a wee mite emerging fae the gloom of Dundee jobc… Source: ‘I don’t like this place, Daddy’

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Legitimising Death in a Care Chair

Six months on from the Mazars report into the unexpected, uninvestigated deaths of 1000s of patients in the care of Southern Health and where are we when it comes to the deaths of people with learn… Source: Legitimising Death in … Continue reading

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Mhairi Black – do you want my vote back?

Originally posted on Wee Radicals:
A response to Mhairi Black by The Familiar Dear Mhairi, You were my #SNPGOOD. I had a bit of a crush on you. I read your column in the National and shared videos of you…

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From Bromley to Devon via Stoke

Originally posted on 7 Days of Action:
I am writing on behalf of my son Robert who is currently being held under a DOLS at Ashley House in Stoke on Trent. Robert is a 28 year old young man with severe…

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The Iron Gate

Originally posted on 7 Days of Action:
Here’s Stephen Andrade’s story, written by his mother, Leo. Just before he was 16, Stephen went to a residential school in Norfolk. Two years. It did not work as it did not have the…

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Life For A Learning Disabled Person 2016

Monday 18th April 2016 sees the start of a campaign to raise awareness of the thousands of learning disabled people currently being held against their wishes in assessment and treatment units. Ofte… Source: Life For A Learning Disabled Person 2016

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Life In A Conservatory

Originally posted on 7 Days of Action:
Jack was born with ATRX syndrome, which on its own has its difficulties. He attended a special school and had no issues there at all until it was time to leave at 16. Jack’s anxieties…

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A Carer In Sepia

Originally posted on Love, Belief and Balls:
Yesterday I received my completed Carers assessment prior to it being presented to Panel. This was following my request for an extra night’s respite. God, it was depressing reading. I’m not blaming the…

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Birthdays

Originally posted on Gordon Darroch's Unreal Domain:
Magteld with the cake for Adam’s sixth birthday. In one of my first letters from Magteld, a couple of months after we met, she asked when my birthday was. The note arrived…

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Got the picture?

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