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Proposals for an Offence of Wilful Neglect or ill-treatment in Health and Social Care Settings: Consultation Analysis

Published: 5 May 2015
ISBN:
9781785443237

Report from the independent analysis of the consultation on proposals for a new criminal offence of ill-treatment or wilful neglect in health and social care settings.

Proposals for an Offence of Wilful Neglect or ill-treatment in Health and Social Care Settings: Consultation Analysis
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Footnotes

1. Proposals for an offence of wilful neglect and ill-treatment in health and social care settings.

2. Mental Health (S) Act 2003 and Adults with Incapacity (S) Act 2000.

3. Suggestions included: counsellors, psychotherapists, support workers, occupational therapy assistants, home care services, personal assistants employed through self-directed care arrangements, care home owners, all student / trainee practitioners, health visitors, paramedics and healthcare scientists (biomedical and clinical scientists, physiologists and physicists who may all be involved in the treatment of patients).


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