Fabricated illness stems from a mental health problem in which a care giver makes up or accuses an injury to a person under his or her care. Suzanne O’Connell explains this condition, identifies warning signs and gives advice on what schools should do in this situation.
Dr. Suzanne O'Connell
Dr Suzanne O’Connell is a freelance writer specialising in education. She is also the Managing Editor of Attendance Matters Magazine. Prior to this she taught for 23 years and was a headteacher of a junior school in Nuneaton for 11 years.