The Good News:
Elizabeth has won bidding for a one bed flat. We went to look at it on Friday following the CPA and Elizabeth really liked it. It is on third floor level and has beautiful views from the balcony. What a difference this will make to Elizabeth as opposed to all the shared accommodation which has proved to be no good.
Past Accommodation Provision Under Enfield.
2012 Moti Villa – The Ridgeway Enfield EN2. MH scheme studio flat GF. Terribly abused captured on CCTV whilst staff slept. 24 hr “support” failed to protect Elizabeth who was on 800mg Quetiapine at the time.
2014 Phoenix House Stepping Stones Northampton. Care home rated “Good” by CQC. According to files Elizabeth went without food at weekend, as she could not manage money. They refused to give Clozapine when Elizabeth did not wish to return resulting in safeguarding and led to Ct of Protection DoLs case and the Deprival of Medication – community care where Enfield Community Rehab tried to deprive liberty but Ct of Protection allowed Elizabeth back home in accordance with her wishes.
Mays Cottage – Inclusion Housing / care provided by Craegmoore (Part of the Priory Group). Low level support – no staff throughout the night. Support workers upstairs in office and Elizabeth had small room on GF that had broken lock and was told to sleep on settee and wait for staff to arrive in the morning. House residents mainly men and Cannabis offered to Elizabeth.
Reservoir House – Oakwood – Shared house – support workers meant to study on line. Nice house, nice area, nice garden – double room. Essential services not up and running following hospital discharge. Bed bugs, Elizabeth falsely blamed for bringing them in and after 5 fumigations problems still persisted. Elizabeth sleeping on floor and settee and covered in bite marks.
Solway Road N22 – temporary scheme meant for short term stay provided since December 2018. Shared house in quiet residential road. Support workers slept overnight downstairs – Small attic room. No dining room/no kitchen – kitchen partly in staff bedroom/office. Elizabeth fair distance from home – access to GP difficult/virtually impossible.
During the time spent at Solway Road I became concerned that if this were to continue long term Elizabeth would go downhill as she appeared to be deteriorating in this environment. Cooking preparing meals very difficult. No table to sit and eat meals.
Elizabeth’s assessment for a one bedroom flat was way back in 2018 but nothing appeared to be progressing. So in the end I got involved in the bidding in desperation at seeing her going downhill.
CTO Revoked – Elizabeth held on Section 3 MHA
The above is the current position. Elizabeth is held prisoner on Chase Farm Suffolk Ward not being allowed any leave even escorted. I telephoned Suffolk Ward late on Friday to enquire whether Elizabeth could come out with me but a nurse who refused to give her name said that “no leave was granted” and therefore Elizabeth could not come out even escorted. I immediately wrote to Jinjer Kandola – Chief Executive Officer of Barnet, Enfield and Haringey MH Trust. Not once has Ms Kandola replied to any of my emails and I copied in the Health and Social Care Commission, CQC, PALS, amongst others. I believe that once again there is violation of human rights on Suffolk Ward, Chase Farm Hospital Enfield where so many detrimental things have happened to Elizabeth.
Forcibly injected with such force her slippers broke;
Threatened with homelessness by former RC Dr KC if she did not choose her father as Next of Kin;
Detained illegally under the MHA for which an apology was given;
Beaten up around the head so badly she had to be transferred to Trent Ward Edgware.
Not allowed contact off the ward previously under S17 leave when presenting no risk.
Suffolk Ward it would appear is a law unto themselves.
Recently Elizabeth has been given two Lorazepam injections which has led to physical health problems, severe discomfort and numbness in her hands and has added to the PTSD she already suffers from.
Suffolk Ward is an example of the brutal treatment under Public Sector Care in the UK
So far, programmes like Panorama have featured private institutions but from Suffolk Ward – whilst under care by RC Dr Helen Moorey, Elizabeth was previously sent for rapid tranquilisation at huge public expense to Huntercombe Roehampton who disagreed with the mental health diagnosis of “Paranoid Schizophrenia” stating high spectrum Aspergers which is mentioned by other doctors too throughout the file. At Huntercombe Elizabeth was given enormous quantities of drugs previously found to be allergic to to the point she could barely see or stand. She looked totally traumatised at this dreadful hospital where they could not even get her date of birth correct in the file records (subject of ICO investigation) however the treating doctors disagreed with the diagnosis that Suffolk Ward stick to as does every single person in the family disagree.
Elizabeth called an ambulance as she was suffering from physical chronic pain no doubt as a result of the forced injections from Suffolk Ward which indicated nerve damage when Elizabeth could barely walk as her big toe hurt and her back and stomach hurt also. See above link regarding our treatment from this General Hospital A&E.
Elizabeth was not allowed to join myself and close family friend for a meal out and had only had just 1 sandwich all day, kept prisoner whilst staff looked for a bed which took well over 12 hrs.
When a CTO has been revoked – the detention reverts to a Section 3 and loss of S17 leave in Elizabeth’s case. Elizabeth is now held prisoner on Suffolk Ward, not allowed out even escorted but was allowed some leave on Friday in order to view the new flat which has been offered to her.
Friday 6th June – CPA Meeting.
I was invited to attend the meeting by Elizabeth in the morning and had prior arranged for Elizabeth to be allowed out to view the new flat in the afternoon but attempt was made to stop me from going into the CPA meeting which I as Nearest Relative had to point out I had proof by way of text message this is what Elizabeth wanted.
At the CPA meeting was Dr Jeremy Greening, Dr Helen Moorey, staff nurse Cecile Shalo and a student. Elizabeth’s S17 leave has been cut because Elizabeth did not go back to the Hospital for a meeting due to her feeling unwell and she was apparently in bed complaining of terrible pain to her big toe (sign of nerve damage). Elizabeth was also complaining of back pain and blurred vision/ temporary blindness and headaches. I had offered to take Elizabeth to the hospital previously for the discharge meeting as I had a day off but that day off was to go and help Elizabeth with the bidding process as nothing was moving forward and she was just stuck in temp accommodation. Elizabeth had called an ambulance as she was in so much physical pain and she was being prescribed a drug called Risperidone for well over the period of time Manufacturers recommend, despite the fact previously found to be allergic to this drug for which the team are fully aware. I am also aware Elizabeth has been offered mood stabilisers recently so I immediately got in touch with a leading Professor about this, an expert on drug adverse reactions and I was told mood stabilisers were a “dangerous fashion” in Psychiatry. Take Sodium Valporate – this is currently going through Class Action through Leigh Day and Co Solicitors. Likewise other firms of solicitors are now getting involved in similar cases against the drug companies just like in the US. It seems there are firms of solicitors in the UK interested in psychiatric injury and negligence in prescribing as I have discovered. PTSD is most certainly an injury that most Psychiatrists like to dismiss as irrelevant and drugs are ineffective for PTSD. I have been warned about Mirtazepam and Carbamazepine that these drugs can actually cause psychosis.
Here is what Drs don’t inform the patient of:
Mineral Mood Stabilizers
Lithium is commonly used to treat depression and mania in bipolar disorder. It was approved by the FDA in 1970 and is still used in a number of cases today. It can be prescribed alone or along with other medications that treat bipolar disorder. Commercial brand names for lithium medicines include Eskalith, Lithobid and Lithonate.
Lithium is highly effective when used to stabilize mood, but it can cause side-effects. These include:
- Weight gain
High levels of lithium in the blood can be dangerous, so doctors will routinely monitor your health via blood tests if you take lithium medications.
Anticonvulsant Mood Stabilizers
Anticonvulsants are commonly prescribed to patients with epilepsy, but they are also highly effective at reducing the severity and frequency of bipolar episodes. There is a long list of mood stabilizers in this category, but commonly prescribed medicines include:
- Valproate/valproic acid (Depakote, Depakene)
- Lamotrigine (Lamictal)
- Carbamazepine (Carbatrol, Tegretol, Epitol, Equetro)
IF The following anticonvulsants are sometimes used “off-label,” meaning they are not officially approved for the treatment of bipolar disorder, but the FDA approves them for other purposes. Doctors can prescribe off-label medications for the benefit of a patient’s care. BUT IF SOMETHING IS NOT APPROVED THEN IT IS NOT OFFICIALLY RECOMMENDED THEREFORE ANY DOCTOR PRESCRIBING OFF LABEL IS AT RISK OF NEGLIGENCE AND LEGAL ACTION IN THE EVENT OF HARM BEING CAUSED.
- Oxcarbazepine (Oxtellar, Trileptal)
- Gabapentin (Horizant, Neurontin)
- Topiramate (Qudexy, Topamax, Trokendi)
Common side-effects of anticonvulsants are similar to those of lithium, but they may also include headaches, sexual problems, abdominal pain, fever, confusion, blurred vision and abnormal bruising and bleeding.
Antipsychotic Mood Stabilizers
Antipsychotics are another medication type on the mood stabilizers list. In some cases, they are prescribed alone, but they may also be taken with other mood stabilizing drugs. Medications in this category that are approved for the treatment of bipolar disorder include
- Aripiprazole (Abilify)
- Asenapine (Saphris)
- Olanzapine (Zyprexa)
- Risperidone (Risperdal)
- Quetiapine (Seroquel)
- Ziprasidone (Geodon)
- Lurasidone (Latuda)
Antipsychotic medications can cause side-effects. These may include:
- Blurred vision
- Weight gain
- Rapid heartbeat
- Sensitivity to sunlight
All side-effects should be reported to your doctor. If you experience swelling of the hands or face, difficulty breathing, body rash or irregular heart rhythms, you should seek medical assistance immediately. Some drugs on the mood stabilizers medication list can also cause adverse mood symptoms, such as suicidal thoughts and behaviour, hallucinations and problems with memory. If any of these occur, it’s important to seek immediate medical advice. Yes this applies to Elizabeth but no one takes any notice under ENFIELD.
Which Drug on the Mood Stabilizers Medication List Should I Choose?
If you are diagnosed with bipolar disorder, your doctor will examine your symptoms, medical history, allergies, intolerances and other general health factors to determine which course of treatment is right for you. You may need to try different medications from the mood stabilizers list to determine which works best. Elizabeth is not diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder yet has been offered mood stabilisers.
During this time, it’s important to meet with your doctor regularly to report any side-effects and see how well your treatment is working. Your doctor can then make periodic adjustments to your medication to keep your side-effects and symptoms under careful management.
Elizabeth does not have Bipolar or Schizophrenia. Elizabeth has been prescribed all of the drugs highlighted in bold and has suffered all of the symptoms above but when seeking medical attention for her physical health she has been treated like a criminal and none of this is taken into consideration by Psychiatrists in the local area of ENFIELD. I will give you an example of how certain Doctors dismiss physical health in favour of continuing with the “treatment of drugging” when they are supposed to do NO HARM and deny proper assessments. Above it states that patients need to try different medication to established which works best but in Elizabeth’s case none of them work and they have been given at maximum levels causing harm and injury for which there is no accountability. Doctors are supposed to DO NO HARM. That is not the case under Psychiatry.
I am wondering if the drug below is what is being recommended for Elizabeth but this is for Epilepsy so I would once again question what the hell is going on that Doctors are allowed to experiment with someone’s life.
DR HELEN MOOREY’S REPORT
Dr Helen Moorey (Responsible Clinician) Suffolk Ward report dated 31 May 2019 contains disturbing statements, which I will summarise, from which you can draw your own conclusions:
Sources of information listed are medical records, team discussions and patient interviews.
The report is worded in the most negative terms in respect of Elizabeth and her behaviour but I will leave it up to the reader to draw their own conclusions as to why reports are written in such a way and also why a patient goes downhill to such an extent thanks to the brutal treatment they get on wards such as SUFFOLK. We feel that because Elizabeth absconded she is now being punished yet Elizabeth has declined and suffered injury as a result of her treatment under ENFIELD.
I must correct the following lies “…………. appeared perplexed and said she believed Police were trying to frame her and that her mother was injecting her friend with Cocaine” A false misleading statement completely taken out of context either by Dr Moorey or whoever from the treating team?
Risperidone is mentioned to try to justify such treatment. when Elizabeth started Risperidone on the ward she became “much calmer and her behaviour more manageable, no longer expressing paranoid thoughts and thinking more logical”
Contradictory remarks that dismiss other professional opinions and that of her family who witnessed agitation, distress, confusion in fact all of the symptoms below whilst ON THE DRUG.
- Blurred vision
- Weight gain
- Rapid heartbeat
- Sensitivity to sunlight
- thought impairment
- chronic pain
The main problem was the environment and accommodation, which was temporary however circumstances have now changed. Elizabeth has come out as top bidder for a council flat. She was nervous about the viewing but loved the flat when she saw it. So this report is dated 31st May and the viewing of the flat was on Friday and Elizabeth now has the keys for her very own flat after all this time and that is because I got involved in assisting her with the bidding as she was losing interest after so very long of being in temporary accommodation miles from home. It is very important for someone to have stability and at the age of 32 Elizabeth should not be kept in supportive housing/living accommodation as one of the problems is that Elizabeth’s condition of CBI can affect her communication skills and interactions with others so when you put someone like Elizabeth in a shared house, staffed by untrained support workers this is not a brilliant solution. All the personal budget was going on this scheme and others providing nothing for Elizabeth to do in the community. What a shambles community care is when it is simply not provided and a hospital in need of their beds just dump people into the community after weeks/months/years on their wards without any proper support in place and I have the discharge procedures of Chase Farm Hospital which I will include on another blog. So now that Elizabeth has her own peaceful flat and not shared accommodation there is hope for recovery. My father with Alzheimers had his own flat and with direct payments I employed regular staff. which benefitted him.
THERE IS ALSO AN INPATIENT NURSING REPORT BY CECILE SHALO CHASE FARM HOSPITAL ENFIELD.
Cecile comments that Elizabeth gets irritated when staff prompt her to comply with oral medication – X v Finland 2012 ECHR – Drugging without Informed Consent! The question is who wouldn’t be irritated to be offered a drug previously found to be allergic to which is totally ineffective and we have seen that at first hand having had Elizabeth at home and that goes for all the other drugs as mentioned in a file note that none of them have had any effect. Professionals should in my opinion try the drugs themselves so that THEY have insight but how many of them would wish to risk their lives.
The ward have put her on 15 minutes of observation – I think that is appalling – just imagine how anyone would feel being on 15 minutes of observation. How restrictive is this is this classed as care ? Of recent the Dad started keeping in touch by calling? – this is not what I heard from Elizabeth.
It is not true to say that Elizabeth’s friend visits her on the grounds as now currently she is not allowed out at all and is kept a prisoner on Suffolk Ward.
Report states that Elizabeth keeps a low profile with minimal interaction with both staff and other patients Good! – as having read these reports how can you possibly trust anyone. So why in that case is she on 15 minutes watch?
Cecile comments she has no insight of her illness. Her personal care is OK. It is the team who choose not to have any insight due to the fact an MRI scan is long overdue. Elizabeth apparently becomes more paranoid when prompted to engage with ward activities. This is why her own flat is the best solution and a CTO completely wrong – there are at least 5 mentions of Aspergers in the file but there is even greater evidence when you look at the vast quantities of drugs prescribed that injury has occurred. So it all seems to be about drug pushing in breach of human rights, lack of proper assessments in terms of MRI scans, injections and threats. Elizabeth is terrified of injections. Elizabeth has the condition of complex PTSD which only recently has been admitted under Enfield for the first time but PTSD is an injury. Elizabeth gets terrified if someone gets too close to her – it is noted she has not been secluded or restrained but how else was Elizabeth injected then?
So once again Cecile feels a CTO is the right course of action so she can be better managed and not only that she suggests a depot injection although it is unclear what depot injection she refers. So how much does a CTO cost and this would go to the community team who state “NO TO SECTION 117” AFTERCARE.
Before any Depot Injections are forcibly given – the Brain Injury Charities need to do their assessments as reading through the file records points to gross inaccuracy and error.
Cecile refers to affects on “hearing” but seems to be confused mixing up he with she – who on earth is “he”? It must be costing at least £900 per night and there is no way Elizabeth will ever get better in this environment of Suffolk Ward.
WE TOTALLY DISAGREE WITH THE INTRODUCTION TO A DEPOT INJECTION CECILE AND I HAVE CONTACTED THE BRAIN INJURY SPECIALISTS WHO TRULY WOULD UNDERSTAND THE EXTENT OF DAMAGE CAUSED BY FAULTY TREATMENT OVER MANY YEARS UNDER PSYCHIATRIC CARE AND I WOULD BE GUIDED BY THE RESULTS OF MRI SCANS CARRIED OUT BY THESE CHARITIES AS IN LIGHT OF THE BARBARIC TREATMENT ON SUFFOLK WARD AND INACCURACIES IN FILE RECORDS HOW CAN WE HAVE ANY TRUST OR FAITH IN THIS RESPECT? ALSO THE BRAIN INJURY SPECIALISTS WOULD HAVE A GOOD IDEA OF WHAT CARE IS NEEDED IN THE COMMUNITY UNLIKE A MENTAL HEALTH TEAM.
Perhaps detention on Suffolk Ward may have been long and drawn out due to her being unsettled in her temporary accommodation however now Elizabeth has got a great start ahead. I would like her care transferred following a proper assessment to any one of three brain injury specialist charities who can assess the extent of injury caused and then I would feel rest assured that finally Elizabeth is getting the right treatment in the community.
CECILE SHALO recommends to detain Elizabeth and force drug her with depot injections in breach of X v Finland ECHR 2012 – being kept a prisoner on such a ward is enough to make anyone feel distressed that is for sure.
This attitude of continuance with a drugging regime previously found to be ineffective and of a nature that has caused INJURY is most certainly negligent and to ignore the evidence is causing MORE HARM THAN GOOD and I want there to be accountability if anything happens to my daughter because of her “treatment” by these Professionals who discard research and evidence by Psychiatrist Dr Peter Breggin and even by the ROYAL COLLEGE OF PSYCHIATRY WHO AFTER ALL THESE YEARS HAVE HAD TO ANNOUNCE AND ADMIT THE TRUTH ABOUT ANTI-DEPRESSANTS. These professionals are in breach of the law – the Informed Consent Act 2017.
The best thing would be for Elizabeth to be referred to the RADAR project to be under Dr Joanna Moncrieff who is researching the true effects of withdrawal from powerful medications prescribed long term.
It is a great pity that more Doctors do not consider the harm they are doing.
I would also point out that it is not true that Elizabeth does not want to share information with me. This is the latest information she has shared and also it has been suggested that Elizabeth may not be happy with my blog but Elizabeth knows all about it and I have her opinion in text message. She has also written on the blog itself.
At the recent CPA meeting I was nearly stopped from going in when I could produce evidence by way of text message.
The system is so very wrong when professionals and secrecy is played upon to avoid any legal action if harm is caused to anyone which in this case is Elizabeth whose treating team totally dismiss the fact that Elizabeth is a poor/non metaboliser of psychiatric drugs, prone to adverse drug reaction and past reports that state that the drugs have no effect and do not work. They also dismiss conflict of opinion on diagnosis in favour of “Paranoid Schizophrenia”.
Dr Helen Moorey
Dr Jeremy Greening
If Depot Injections are given to Elizabeth they will be against the Informed Consent Act 2017 and in breach of X v Finland ECHR 2012 Drugging without informed consent. The UK is without doubts in breach of human rights and patients like my daughter are knowingly being drugged on dangerous medications that do not work and have no benefit whilst Psychiatrists try to justify their use but I have read Dr Peter Breggin’s research and there is must dishonesty within Psychiatry and much money being made out of misery.
The best thing that could have happened to Elizabeth is being awarded her own flat so the longer Dr Moorey detains Elizabeth the more wastage of public money when for a fraction of money by way of direct payments were awarded Elizabeth could be helped moved successfully into her very own home.
Elizabeth has just contacted me to ask me to come to the ward to bring some clothes but I have been so busy today. I am gradually taking things round to her beautiful new flat and I am trying to sort out her housing benefit. How on earth could Elizabeth manage without some help in this respect. She has been damaged with CBI as a result of her treatment.