Tag Archives | Mental Health Act 1983

Houses of Parliament

Adults, Children, Social work leaders

The draft Mental Health Bill: parliamentary proposals for change

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Adults, Children, Social work leaders

Older people unlawfully detained in mental health hospitals because of poor DoLS practice, warns CQC

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Adults

AMHPs making greater use of Mental Health Act powers to tackle crises or suspected abuse or neglect

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Adults, Social work leaders, Workforce

AMHP and approved mental capacity professional training standards finalised

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Social worker assessing older woman

Adults, Workforce

AMHP numbers shrink by 3% amid increase in detentions and plans to expand role

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Young black man receiving a mental health assessment

Adults, Children, Social work leaders

Guide to the draft Mental Health Bill

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Young black man receiving a mental health assessment

Adults, Children, Social work leaders

Proposed Mental Health Act overhaul included in Queen’s Speech

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Middle-aged son comforting retiree terminally ill father, suffering pain, care

Adults

Distress, uncertainty and frustration: nearest relatives’ experience of Mental Health Act assessments

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Human rights card

Adults, Social work leaders

Safeguarding teams took no action on ‘serious’ concerns regarding people segregated in hospitals

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The Royal Courts of Justice

Adults, Social work leaders

Ordinary residence: government granted appeal against ruling overturning its approach to mental health aftercare

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Adults, Children

Government drops proposed overhaul of Mental Health Act-MCA interface due to ‘very limited support’

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