Tag Archives: physical abuse

Waplington Report (Youth Justice Board, Hassockfield STC)

Adam Rickwood killed himself 6 hours after use of a restraint by Serco staff using a PCC approved physical restraint at Hassockfield Secure Training Centre in 2004. He was aged just 14. For more details see Adam Rickwood’s Story by … Continue reading

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Survivors v Poor Sisters of Nazareth 6 Jun 2007 Court of Session

The several appeals posted today are all relevant to the Christian Church. See a list of all of them here at the end of the day – Index of Court Appeals on this blog [2] Physical and emotional abuse 1961 … Continue reading

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2010 (Myatt 5 of 5) Wilton v The Youth Justice Board 23 Dec 2010 High Court

These 5 appeals relate to the death of Gareth Myatt, aged 15, in Rainsford Secure Training Centre in 2004. He was under 5 feet tall, weighed 6 and a half stone. He died in an approved restraint technique known as … Continue reading

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2008 (Myatt 3 of 5) R (c) v Secretary of State for Justice 28 Jul 2008 Supreme Court

These 5 appeals relate to the death of Gareth Myatt, aged 15, in Rainsford Secure Training Centre in 2004. Redaction Some court reports have had victims names redacted and some assault details redacted. This is a difficult balance –  normally … Continue reading

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Adam Rickwood’s Story by Carolyne Willow

Recently I blogged the court appeals about the death of Adam Rickwood,  [3] [4] [5] who killed himself in 2004, aged 14 not long after the use of unlawful restraint and distraction techniques by SERCO. Adams death was shocking, even … Continue reading

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Frontier House, the Persich family, Kent County Council

Further to my post, Inspection Report on Frontier House Childrens Home, Kent run by John Persich [4] , Kent Council have now, after I asked for an FOI internal review, released some further reports. I believe that they are still overly … Continue reading

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Pindown: Staffordshire Council Progress Report Jan 1992

1992 Jan Progress Report by Director of Staffs Social Services goes to Social Services Committee Recently these documents on the Response of Staffordshire Council to the “Pindown” Report by Levy and Kahan were brought to my attention. There are several … Continue reading

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