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9781844450626

Approved Mental Health Professional's Guide to Mental Health Law

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  • ISBN13:

    9781844450626

  • ISBN10:

    1844450627

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-06-14
  • Publisher: Intl Specialized Book Service Inc
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Summary

This invaluable second edition brings key elements of UK legislation, Code of Practice, Memorandum, Government Circulars, and relevant case law and policy together into one text. Written in an accessible style and supported by exercises, case studies, and

Table of Contents

Preface vii
Introduction and definitions of mental disorder
1(13)
Civil admissions, guardianship and supervised after-care
14(33)
Relatives and carers
47(12)
The role of the approved social worker
59(10)
Patients concerned in criminal proceedings
69(13)
Consent to treatment and mental capacity
82(17)
Mental Health Review Tribunals. Hospital Managers' Reviews
99(11)
The Mental Health Act Commission
110(2)
Other relevant legislation
112(17)
Notes of guidance
129(7)
The Draft Mental Health Bill (2004)
136(16)
Appendix 1 Checklists 152(5)
Appendix 2 Department of Health advice on the decision of the European Court of Human Rights in the case of HL v UK (the Bournewood case) 157(7)
Appendix 3 Mental Health Act 1983: arrangement of sections 164(3)
References 167(2)
Index 169

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