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Social Workers Snatch Elderly Mother

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posted on Apr, 23 2009 @ 01:23 PM
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A woman who removed her elderly mother from a care home amid worries over her health was shocked to see police and social workers on her doorstep with a battering ram ready to snatch her back. world news Social workers snatch elderly mother Rosalind Figg was concerned about the treatment her elderly mother was receiving and took her home to look after her personally. But social workers in Coventry disagreed with her actions and used a little-known power to take her back. They obtained an emergency warrant from magistrates under the Mental Health Act on the grounds that a "person believed to be suffering from a mental disorder is being ill treated and neglected". Two days later they turned up at Mrs Figg’s Keresley home with police in tow as back up.


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man, this is horrible, a lot of nursing homes are really nice places with really nice people, but some are not, the fact that the police came and took her mother back should fall into the kidnapping and hostage realm if you ask me...



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posted on Apr, 23 2009 @ 01:46 PM
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here's a video of her being taken out of her home (nothing to special)



[edit on 23-4-2009 by dkman222]



posted on Apr, 24 2009 @ 02:08 AM
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Can't think of any reason the government would want to kidnap a little old lady, unless the nursing home was receiving government money for her care. They might have decided they wanted to continue getting said money, and greased some palms to force the hand of social services.

Just a theory...


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