Mental Health Act

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20 04, 2020

Rethink – COVID-19 Advice and Information

By |2020-04-20T08:18:20-06:00April 20th, 2020|Categories: Legal, Service Information|Tags: , |0 Comments

Rethink Mental Illness have created a page which is regularly updated with advice and information on the COVID-19 pandemic. Alongside blogs and stories surrounding the subject, Rethink also have COVID-19 pages on what you need to know articles, such as: Frequently Asked QuestionsAdvice for People Living with Mental IllnessCoronavirus Act [...]

24 03, 2020

COVID-19 – Temporary Changes to the Mental Health Act

By |2020-03-24T05:31:59-06:00March 24th, 2020|Categories: Legal, National|Tags: |0 Comments

In order to function effectively during the COVID-19 pandemic, and to ensure that people remain safe and well, emergency legislation has been introduced to change the Mental Health Act. You can find all information here at the Rethink website: https://www.rethink.org/news-and-stories/blogs/2020/03/coronavirus-temporary-changes-to-the-mental-health-act/ A summary of changes include: The number of doctors required [...]

26 03, 2018

Brief Guide – What is a Mental Health Act

By |2018-03-26T16:05:49-06:00March 26th, 2018|Categories: Commissioning, Community Mental Health|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Heads Counts's partners at Research in Practice for Adults (RiPfA - https://www.ripfa.org.uk) would like help & experience to develop a brief guide to assessment under the Mental Health Act (MHA). RiPfA have provided a short survey to ensure that their brief guide to MHA assessment reflects the views of people [...]