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Our guide to making and witnessing advance statements. This document was reviewed and updated in June 2017 to reflect key changes to the Mental Health Act implemented on 30 June 2017.
Our monitoring report on the use of suspension of detention (May - Dec 2014)
The Commission's good practice guidance on the use of seclusion. (Hard copies available)
We were asked how many people died while subject to compulsory treatment. Here is our answer and our analysis of the causes of death.
We were contacted by a solicitor who was helping a man who wanted to appeal against a short-term detention certificate. The patient had not seen the certificate.
Without knowing the grounds for his detention, how could he mount an appeal?