Friday, November 24, 2017

Letters

A review of the initial phase of regulation

The most welcome feature of regulation its zero tolerance of what should not be tolerated. A comprehensive 18-outcome inspection immediately surfaces all of the legacy issues which have accumulated and compacted over years – the kind of arrangements which everybody knew were inappropriate, unacceptable; arrangements often euphemistically described as “not being ideal” or “sub-optimal.”...

LETTER to the editor

Dear Frontline editor, Thanks for another great edition of Frontline. I am particularly interested in the article on Bone issues and would like to draw attention to this online article (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1751722214000997) which states: “A greater proportion of individuals with intellectual disability experience health problems compared to the general population. Yet individuals with intellectual disability receive comparatively lower levels of preventative...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

I read with interest your articles dealing with the interface between people with intellectual disability and the legal system. Most were very interesting. In relation to people with ID who are involved in childcare proceedings as parents, I think you might have mentioned the Brady circular which refers to such clients’ right to a support person to ensure their position is put in court and that they have an understanding of the legal process...