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Abuse at Whorlton Hall: Could CQC have done better? - 11 March 2021

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This MRC webinar, chaired by Dr Martin Stevens (HSCWRU), will be presented by Glynis Murphy, Professor of Clinical Psychology & Disability at the Tizard Centre, University of Kent. After the presentations will be an opportunity for questions and discussion.

This webinar will consider the events at Whorlton Hall and will analyse the inspections that CQC had undertaken over the previous five years. Reasons why they missed the abuse going on will be discussed. Ways in which they could improve their inspection process will be considered. Glynis is a clinical and forensic psychologist and has worked in several community learning disabilities teams and in hospital settings. Her research interests include learning disabilities, autism,​ challenging behaviour, abuse, offending, mental capacity and the law. She chaired the NICE Guideline Development Group on learning disabilities and challenging behaviour.

Thursday 11 March 2021, 2.00pm - 3.15pm, via Zoom

How to join: Register via and prior to the webinar you will be sent the joining link.

At this event

Martin Stevens

Senior Research Fellow

Jess Harris

Research Fellow

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