A final reminder that there are a few places still available for the seminar that I am doing in Consett, County Durham, next Friday (5 May) on the Law Commission’s proposals and the future of deprivation of liberty. For further details, and to book, see here.
Monthly archives for April, 2017
Accompanying our April Mental Capacity Report, we have also published a special report upon the Law Commission’s Mental Capacity and Deprivation of Liberty project, with a detailed summary and responses from a range of perspectives.
The April 2017 Mental Capacity Reports are now out. Highlight this month include: (1) In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: the Court of Appeal overturns the conventional understanding of deprivation of liberty under the MHA; children, consent and deprivation of liberty, changes to inquest requirements in relation to DoLS/Re X orders; (2) […]
I share here an invitation from the Essex Autonomy Project and Empowerment Matters for a two-day Masterclass with Cher Nicholson on 26 and 27 June in central Manchester focusing on support for decision-making, led by Cher Nicholson. Cher is a leading advocate for disability rights and has pioneered supported decision-making in South Australia through the Supported Decision […]
Another day, another exciting opportunity, as the Wellcome Trust Mental Health and Justice project cranks up speed. This time, the position on offer is a two-year post-doc Senior Research Officer position with the Essex Autonomy Project, to provide support for two ongoing projects under the MHJ umbrella. The first, which will be the primary focus in […]
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a PhD student to work on the major Wellcome Trust funded Mental Health and Justice project of which I am a part. Applications are open for the Professor Sir Richard Trainor Scholarship for a PhD student to work on “Mental health justice and the capability to live in the community” […]