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When Mr Clunis came back for his first depot injection he also saw the SW Because of the last SW’s report she believed he had no history of. Investigation report in accordance with HSG (94) 27 and the NHS England . the Ritchie Inquiry which had been tasked with reviewing Mr Clunis’ care. The. According to his solicitor, Christopher Clunis, who was found guilty of Report suggests that because Clunis was black there was an undue.

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Their numbers have gradually increased over the last ten to fifteen years, clunos Christopher Clunis was certainly representative of them. Yet he had been discharged from hospital and in the weeks leading up to the attack had been languishing, alone, in a bedsit, not taking his medication. In the end there is little difference, and compared to the revenue-saving device of making someone homeless both are grossly expensive.

He was remanded on bail on condition that he went to hospital — if a bed had not become available he would have gone to prison. In the week before he murdered Jon, he attacked a stranger in the face with a screwdriver, threatened a couple with a bread-knife and tried to hit his GP. Parashar spoke to an officer at Edmonton Police Station, who asked for a description and then said: He came back to England in when his father became ill.

Its unsuitability, he added, meant that patients were discharged earlier than they should have been. Today, sitting on the sofa in her Cornish home – feet tucked neatly beneath her; eyes welling, but holding tears at bay – it is clunid that she believes she spoke too soon: Daley, a year-old former architecture student, had a decade-long history of mental illness, during which his family begged for him to be sectionedwarning of their fears that rpeort might harm or even kill someone.


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But community care needs the ward as well as respite care, for the inevitable relapses: She was only rarely informed of his discharge from hospital and no member of the family was ever contacted when he was compulsorily detained, despite their statutory right under the Mental Health Act.

Alarmed by the history of violence it contained, she decided to call at his address that evening.

Asylum care is no longer available, so they wander around the system, a stage army of troubled individuals, hiding in the woodwork so to speak, and repkrt when their behaviour becomes socially unacceptable. Broadmoor and the general acute psychiatric wards.

The police, but no one else. Paranoid wanderers such as Clunis, who as soon as they are well disappear once more into the anonymity of urban life, are a common feature of psychiatric wards. Community nurses in areas like Hackney may thus accumulate fifty or more clients and crisis work overwhelms any continuing care. It was there in that schizophrenia was first diagnosed. It takes twenty to twenty-five years for a new Act to come into force in this century,andpartly because of fears about civil liberty.

Because there was no space in the local hostel he was taken to one in Tulse Hill in South London, troublingly unfamiliar territory. In fact, the ordinariness of the peregrinations of Christopher Clunis is in itself terrifying. He tried to pat one of her dogs, but it growled at him and the man became abusive. For 17 years, that involved heading up The Zito Trust, the charity she co-founded and which developed into an influential lobbying organisation aimed at supporting victims and improving the repogt of community care services to the severely mentally ill.

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We rely on advertising to help fund our award-winning journalism. But there culnis no beds available and he was seen as an out-patient every day until his trial on 3 May, at which point a bed was found for him in Dulwich North Hospital. Contact us for rights and issues inquiries.


We’ve noticed you’re adblocking. But more dependent patients, with limited self-care skills, may require intensive help, perhaps up to eight carers for rsport patients. The decision to put someone on the Register has to be taken by the responsible medical officer that is, the consultant psychiatrist in charge of the case after consultation with the mutli-disciplinary team.

There is a general reluctance in Parliament to spend time debating issues of mental health.

The overflowing acute psychiatric wards of the inner city are sad reminders of their plight. There is always another more acutely psychotic patient or cpunis at the doorway, and nurses ruefully describe the dilemma of having to discharge patients as soon as they are coherent enough to be receptive to counselling and more interactive nursing care.

Clunis clunjs his family seem to date the onset clunie his illness to this period. Surrounded by all the detritus of family life with two teenage sons, it is a silent yet resounding reminder of her first husband, Jonathan Zito, who reportt stabbed to death by a paranoid schizophrenic at Finsbury Park tube station in London, 23 years ago, just months after they were married.

The most obvious answer, the community treatment order, is already working in Australia, New Zealand and some of the United States. Given a choice between living in their own home and being in hospital, the great majority would prefer to be out of hospital: Of course, if there is no ward clerk to organise the paperwork, and no spare key worker to take on yet another severely disabled individual, all the planning in the world will not help.