Whorlton Hall

Whorlton Hall

It has been a week of shocks. On Tuesday the CQC published an interim report on the use of segregation in inpatient hospitals and the government published the latest update on LeDeR. Chris Hatton has written an excellent, comprehensive review of these here. That same...
Reducing Restraint

Reducing Restraint

As mentioned in the very first blog post, my son JJ has recently returned from 16 months in an ATU. He has been back for over 6 weeks now and although I cannot say this without fearing that I am jinxing everything; things seem to be going well. He is out everyday and...
The Long Introduction

The Long Introduction

This is the long version of why we started The Family Support Project. The reasons are intertwined with my eldest son’s life and so first a brief introduction to him. I’m going to call him JJ in this blog. That’s not his name, but as he now an adult...