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Legal resources from the Challenging Behaviour Foundation

The legal resources directory from the Challenging Behaviour Foundation is a series of practical resources designed to help you get the information you need about the law and rights, covering a range of topics. The resources cover things such as: Special Educational Needs (SEN) Social care (adult and child) Carers’ rights Family Law Finance Direct payments Personal Independence Payment (PIP) Healthcare Do Not Resuscitate orders (‘DNRs’) NHS complaints Mental Health Act and ‘sectioning’ Mental capacity and best interests Deprivation of…


Do Not Resuscitate? DNACPR & people with learning disabilities

An event part of the PCPLD Network webinar series About this Event The Covid-19 pandemic has exposed huge problems with the way Do Not Attempt Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (DNACPR) decisions are made, understood and communicated with people with learning disabilities and their families and carers. There have been reports of unlawful blanket decision-making and of DNACPR orders noted without discussion with the people involved. In this webinar, we will focus on some of the questions that have been raised over the…


Human Rights and DNARs: People’s Experiences of DNAR Decision Making in 2020

Background to the report A Do Not Attempt Resuscitation decision is when medical professionals decide to not provide CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) to an individual. A DNAR order is also sometimes called a DNACPR order or DNR order. When DNAR orders are made with the full involvement of a person, as part of advanced care planning or a treatment plan, this can be an example of good human rights practice. The use of DNARs orders without involving the person and/or their…

DNAR Decisions and Human Rights: Workshop from LD England

Find out more about your human rights and share your experiences of DNAR decisions About this Event During Coronavirus some disabled people and older people have been told doctors will not restart their heart if they become very unwell. This is a Do Not Attempt Resuscitation Order called a DNAR. The CQC is investigating this. We are running an online workshop for disabled and older people to find out more about their human rights. We will be asking people to…

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