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Damning report: Mistakes by police dealing with people suffering from mental illness could have contributed to dozens of deaths
Multiple mistakes by police in dealing with people suffering from mental illness could have contributed to dozens of deaths, an independent commission concluded today. Source: The Independent
In a damning report, it...
A 28-stone nursing home worker who abused elderly vulnerable people by sitting on them was yesterday jailed for nine months. Source: The Mail
Fiona Salmon, 40, also pinched, slapped and manhandled those in her care during the...
Police treatment of the mentally ill case study: Sean Rigg died after being restrained with 'unsuitable force'
Sean Rigg, a musician who died shortly after being arrested by police, had a 20-year history of mental illness. Source: The Independent
Mr Rigg was living in a hostel in south London in 2008 when staff raised the alarm...
A former nominee in the Social Worker of the Year awards has had her bravery recognised by police after she helped a mother and child following a frenzied knife attack. Source: Community Care
A Social Worker has had...
Two police officers have been cleared of misconduct relating to the death of a man with paranoid schizophrenia they had detained at his home. Source: BBC News
Kent PCs Maurice Leigh and Neil Bowdery were found not guilty of...