#MCA10 A is for Article 8 – Guest blog from Neil Allen

  This human right very much embodies the relationship between a citizen and their State. The four domains of our private life, family life, home and correspondence are protected from unnecessary and/or disproportionate interferences by the State. That protection is both substantive and procedural. In other words, the actions of State and its agents must…

The MCA is 10 – Time to Party

HAPPY BIRTHDAY MENTAL CAPACITY ACT #MCA10 27th September 2017 As you are aware we agreed to hold our next Day of Action to celebrate the 10th Birthday of the Mental Capacity Act coming in to force. As you know we held a similar day of action in 2016 with a focus on the concept of…

Total Eclipse

Originally posted on Last Quango in Halifax:
In the main, people working in care choose to do because they want to be caring. But sometimes they don’t support people to live the lives they want to lead. Perhaps it’s the surprisingly ordinary, possibly even dull nature of an ordinary life which leads to workers talking…