During the attack, the police allowed her husband to wander around for 25 minutes and watched as he continued to attack her. When the ambulance arrived and took Tracy away, then they proceeded to arrest Charles. Tracy went to court against the police department of her home town, Torrington, Connecticut for failing to provide her with protection since she was married to her attacker. The court found that Tracey was discriminated against because the violence was a Domestic dispute. She was awarded 2.3 million dollars by the court.
24th July 1999: Victoria is taken to North Middlesex Hospital's casualty department with scalding to her head and face which the doctors immediately suspect have been deliberately inflicted. Kouao presents another story as to how the injuries were sustained to Lisa Arthurworrey and PC Jones. 6th August 1999: Victoria is discharged from the hospital and is collected by Kouao after her explanation for the injuries is accepted by child protection authorities. October 1999: Trial evidence reveals that from October 1999 until the following January, Carl Manning forces Victoria to sleep in a bin liner
The undercover footage which aired on BBC1 in June 2011 showed staff repeatedly assaulting service users, using inappropriate restraints and cold showers as a means to punish them. Service users where subjected to systematic abuse and were constantly mocked for their afflictions. A clinical psychologist who reviewed the footage described the abuse as "torture". Winterbourne view closed on the 24th June 2011 just over two weeks after the abuse was uncovered. 11 Carehome workers were sentenced in court as a direct result of the Panorama Probe.
It was reported in September 2011 by receptionist and cleaner about the abuse but abusers returned to work after being handed warnings as a result of an internal investigation and the matter was not referred to the police or social services. • Lancashire County Council's safeguarding board failed to proceed the case. Arrests were made several months later abuse been reported when the whistle-blower wrote to health inspectors and CQC who sent anonymous emails about the standard of care inside the home. What means all those months abuse was still ongoing. Winterbourne View abuse (May 2011) – undercover investigation by the BBC: It revealed criminal abuse by staff of patients at Winterbourne View Hospital near Bristol.
After the birth of her fifth child and the death of her father, she went into a severe depression and was forcefully admitted to Devereux-Texas Treatment Network. There, Dr. Mohammed Saeed prescribed a series of psychotropic drug treatments. He also abruptly tapered off the antipsychotic Haldol, a medication that helped Andrea recover in 1999. On June 20, 2001, during the hour between her husband leaving for work and her mother-in-law arriving, Andrea Yates drowned all five of her children in the bathtub. Debra M. Osterman, a psychiatrist with the Mental Health and Mental Retardation Authority of Harris County, Tex., said
The pharmacy was so busy that day and short staffed, which led to a preventable fatal error that changed Eric’s whole life in a matter of seconds. The pharmacist was charged for reckless homicide and involuntary manslaughter in the death of little Emily, but the technician did not face any criminal charges (Institute for Safe Medication Practices, 2009). It is important to know that medication errors can happen in any health care setting; however, they are preventable. According to the Institute of Medicine: Shaping the future for health. (1999), approximately 1.5 million people are harmed each year, costing health care facilities at least $3.5 billion in medical expenses.
For example, members who try to leave the Church are mentally abused for long periods of time and then forced to sign documents such as affidavits and confessions written by the Church. Tampa Bay News recently reported the case of Debbie Cook, a high official within the Church who was kept captive in a place called “The Hole.” Two men took Cook from her office and brought her to “The Hole” without her consent. She was held there along 100 other church executives; they were living in precarious conditions for seven weeks. She left the Church a few months after this experience, and to be able to leave, she had to sign an affidavit saying she would never speak badly of the Church (Childs and Tobin, 2012). Moreover, there have been reports of physical abuse inflicted by the leader of the Church, David Miscavige.
She was admitted to the ward in October 2011 from the Accident and Emergency department (A&E). Most clients that are admitted to the ward come from A&E. June was detained under Section 2 of the Mental Health Act (1983) for self neglect, severe
She has her GED and lives with her two children and boyfriend. She was referred to the outpatient clinic by her in-patient psychiatrist for continued psychiatric evaluation and treatment. K states that: “ no matter what medications they put me on I end up in the hospital twice a year. My highs are my lows. I fly so fast that I end up paranoid and out of it.” As per K; she was sexually abused by an uncle at age 15.
As the social worker was questioning L.P., Clark showed up and took the boy back home while denying any responsibility. The next day, social workers took the boy and his sister to the hospital where they determined that both L.P. and his younger sister had been abused. Clarke was charged with domestic violence, felonious assault, and multiple accounts of child endangerment. The trial judge found L.P. incompetent to testify at trial but allowed several witnesses to testify for him. The court found Clark guilty and sentenced him to twenty-eight years in prison.