What is it about?
A study looking at a short screening tool to help police identify detainees with possible intellectual disability when they carry out their initial risk assessment screening
Photo by Bruno Martins on Unsplash
Why is it important?
It is important to identify people with intellectual disability in police custody as they are a vulnerable group and it may assist in signposting and identifying the need for an appropriate adult
Read the Original
This page is a summary of: Improving the detection of detainees with suspected intellectual disability in police custody, Advances in Mental Health and Intellectual Disabilities, July 2015, Emerald, DOI: 10.1108/amhid-04-2015-0015.
You can read the full text:
The following have contributed to this page