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Privileged glimpses 25: Who put us in charge?

In those early days I would take it upon myself to stop residents at the door and expect them to explain to me why they were safe to go outside. Continue reading

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Privileged glimpses 23: “It’s just behavioural”

Everything happens for a reason and effective work with people whose behaviours can be challenging must begin with that ‘cause and effect’ principle clearly understood. Continue reading

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Privileged glimpses 21: Consequences, learned behaviour and boundaries

Actions have consequences and we do our service-users no favours by pretending that they can behave inappropriately without facing them.
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Privileged glimpses 19: Behaviours that harm other people

We do people no favours by pretending that violence and aggression is acceptable. Continue reading

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Privileged glimpses 15: A duty of care myth

This gives people the sense that they are: Hanged if they do and Hanged if they don’t Continue reading

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Privileged glimpses 11: Risk-free is impossible

Life without risk would be life without living. Continue reading

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The Stoic 7.1: The insignificant bigot

To be Stoic sometimes means to stand up and be counted Continue reading

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Meet the overzealous Mr Selous

Andrew “the overzealous” Selous MP is Ian Duncan Smith’s Parliamentary Private Secretary (PPS). Continue reading

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Safeguarding 11: Neglect

Neglect then is the failure to fulfil one’s duty of care Continue reading

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Safeguarding 8: Psychological/Emotional abuse

If a person becomes upset because you’re carrying out your legitimate duties then that’s not your Continue reading

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