Holocaust Day: among the very many atrocities committed by the Nazis up to and including World War II, thousands of people with disabilities were murdered in the interests of eliminating ‘incurable illness’. They called it euthanasia and it is almost certainly still happening somewhere in the world – perhaps so quietly and one by one that no one notices. Let’s try to notice, please.
Good Question is a technique that supports professionals in assessing people for decisional capacity, in line with the UK Mental Capacity Act (2005) and the US framework for legal capacity. The website is not fully stocked yet but if you Google it, it will do its best to say hello. There’s work in progress to put prompts on an app for your Smartphone too – how handy is that? More as it bubbles to the surface.