John Kemmis: a man children could always depend upon

It is with tremendous sadness that we mourn the loss of John Kemmis, who died with his family by his side yesterday afternoon. We also celebrate who John was, what he stood for and what he gave to children. Maria, 54, met John when she was 3 or 4 years-old and first went into care. … Read more John Kemmis: a man children could always depend upon

Review of Mental Health Act – new protections proposed for children

The final report of the Independent Review of the Mental Health Act 1983, published today (6 December), makes several very welcome proposals for strengthening the care and protection of children, including: That children’s capacity to consent to admission to a mental health unit, and to treatment for a mental disorder, be based on their understanding … Read more Review of Mental Health Act – new protections proposed for children