Two Safeguarding Adults Reviews Published

CPEA has published two new Safeguarding Adults Reviews concerning the deaths of two people with learning disabilities in Suffolk. The reviews were into the deaths of James, a 33 year old man with a learning disability who had lifelong problems with constipation and Amy, a 52 year old woman with learning disabilities with known bowel problems. James died in hospital on 17 November 2012 and Amy died in hospital on 7 May 2013. The CPEA Reports, written by highly-experienced Associate Margeret Flynn, provide 15 recommendations to be taken forward which include the need for care coordination to be supported by record keeping and information sharing across professionals and services and that peoples families or representatives are regularly consulted. The reports are available to download here

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