Adult Treatment Units to ‘Community Living’ – Turf War for Billions ?

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I thought long and hard before writing this post, as I did not want it to appear to condone in any way, the atrocity of life and death in an Adult Treatment Unit.

Atrocities like the 7 year ‘treatment’ of 18 year old Stephanie Bincliffe in an Huntercombe ATU, paid £1761 a day to lock and drug her in a windowless cell.

And no one was held accountable when this fit young woman’s heart stopped after she ballooned to 25 stone.

http://www.blogistan.co.uk/blog/mt.php/2017/06/27/seven-days-of-action-poor-excuses-for-poor-care

Clearly, it is illegal and morally reprehensible to imprison and drug anyone, let alone the autistic and learning disabled, as this is not ‘treatment’, or, determinable, as required by the MHA.

But is the solution of ’community living’ any better ?

And why is it, that the purpose of all campaigns are only ever to move the autistic and learning disabled to local ‘community living’ placements ?

How is…

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