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Community Care Case Reports

Since the landmark cases of Sefton and Gloucestershire, there have been a number of cases that have gone through the Courts, which do have an impact on the provision of community care services for clients. Anne Edis reports on the principle cases.

Ability to Leave?

In the first of a series of articles Camilla Parker, Solicitor and freelance consultant, examines the area of capacity, admission to hospital and treatment under the Mental Health Act 1983.

Access to Justice for Older People

Judge Gordon Ashton examines how the law should better cater for the needs of elderly and disabled people. The author is a District Judge and a member of the Law Society''s Mental Health and Disability subcommittee. He has written several books on the subject of older and mentally disabled people at law

A Framework for Corporate Knowledge

In the first of a two part article, Jeffrey D. Kenyon introduces one possible framework for the organisation of corporate knowledge, which provides an easily grasped model for the communication of knowledge management concepts. This article describes a framework for understanding the organisation of corporate knowledge, using the dimensions of function, formality, and strategic value. The use of this framework leads directly to useful observations on the direction of corporate knowledge management efforts, and cautions in restructuring and downsizing.