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Informal carers: recognising and supporting their needs

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The recently published Institute for Public Policy Research report The Generation Strain is, says ADASS President David Pearson, one in a  long line of commentaries and reports to demonstrate that, from a demographic perspective, our capacity to care as a …

Positive and Safe: freedom from restrictive practices

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I hope, like me, you have never experienced - or ever will experience - face-down restraint or other restrictive interventions. However, I know some of you may have witnessed such events or restrained someone yourselves. I can only imagine what …