Online from: 2010
Subject Area: Health and Social Care
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|Title:||Surveillance – who's watching you?|
|Author(s):||Jill Greenfield, (Partner at Field Fisher Waterhouse, London, UK)|
|Citation:||Jill Greenfield, (2012) "Surveillance – who's watching you?", Social Care and Neurodisability, Vol. 3 Iss: 1, pp.37 - 39|
|Keywords:||Damages, Defence tactics, Litigation, Personal injury, Surveillance|
|Article type:||Case study|
|DOI:||10.1108/20420911211207053 (Permanent URL)|
|Publisher:||Emerald Group Publishing Limited|
Purpose – This article seeks to explore the use of surveillance in personal litigation.
Design/methodology/approach – The paper involves a discussion drawing upon case material in relation to acquired brain injury.
Findings – Surveillance can have a detrimental effect upon the person with traumatic brain injury's emotional state and psychological wellbeing, adversely effecting rehabilitation and potentially producing misleading information.
Practical implications – This paper raises awareness of the possible ramifications of surveillance and the need for vigilance by families and social care staff.
Originality/value – The paper highlights the ethical implications and potential adverse effects of surveillance.
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