I think that it would already be a big step forward. Nothing is perfect, of course, but you need to start somewhere. These people need special care. After experiencing this relentlessness for so many years, I don't think one year is enough.
We have not yet appeared before the mental disorder review board. We have no idea how it works. We haven't been given any information about that. All we know is that we are allowed to read a letter to explain why we oppose the person's release. I imagine that this is really a high-risk case. The fact that we can have a three-year reprieve before another assessment takes place is really important for us.
Life is important. Ronald did not have the right to defend himself. He doesn't have any rights anymore. It's up to us to take action. Protecting our lives and saving our mother's is what counts for us. Safety is paramount. We were really in the dark. We are doing what we can with what we have.