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Mental Health Act (Scotland) 2015

… issues of planning in the event of a future episode of compulsory care We would also encourage the wider development … you agree that there should be an exemption allow for treatment in all the circumstances set out in section of the … place to ensure that there is no undue delay in providing treatment in those awaiting a DMP visit The provision of …

Published 17 Aug, 2016 | .pdf, 181.1 KB


Mental Health Act monitoring 2013/2014

… from our monitoring of the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act in 2013/2014. … STATISTICAL … Care and Treatment Scotland Act New episodes of civil compulsory treatment Short term detentions Compulsory treatment orders Geographical variations Nurse s …

Published 9 Oct, 2014 | .pdf, 1.1 MB


Non-compliance with community compulsory treatment orders

…  Our advice on non-compliance with community compulsory treatment orders. We hope this shorter, more accessible guide … and carers. … Advice notes Non compliance with community compulsory treatment orders Thistle House Haymarket Terrace …

Published 5 Feb, 2014 | .pdf, 258.2 KB


A short introduction to the Mental Health Act

… What s it all about A new law the Mental Health Care and Treatment Scotland Act was passed by the Scottish Parliament … provided to people with mental disorder without the use of compulsory powers Participation Service users should be fully … It allows for people to be placed on different kinds of compulsory order according to their particular circumstances …

Published 15 Oct, 2019 | .pdf, 104.4 KB


Advance Statement Guidance Booklet

… advance statements. … ADVANCE STATEMENT GUIDANCE My Views Treatment My Know your rights and have your say about your mental health care and treatment ADVANCE STATEMENT GUIDANCE statement Having an … to make decisions about your treatment and are receiving compulsory treatment under the Mental Health Act Anyone who …

Published 3 May, 2017 | .pdf, 311 KB


Supported decision making

… Can people make decisions when acutely ill and is compulsory treatment sometimes needed What can be done to support people … and or participate in care when very ill and at risk of compulsory treatment The approach and attitude staff take …

Published 30 Jul, 2019 | .pdf, 516.3 KB


Royal Cornhill Hospital, Huntly Ward, 30 April 2019

… is an adult admission ward providing inpatient care and treatment for both men and women between and years of age The … is detained and when medication has been prescribed on a compulsory basis for more than two months A consent to … high turnover of patients with of the patients subject to compulsory treatment under the Mental Health Act Although the …

Published 17 Jul, 2019 | .pdf, 394 KB


Capacity, consent and compulsion for young people with borderline personality disorder

… process Potential benefits of admission Dilemmas of compulsory intervention and or hospital admission Resolving … in assessing in capacity in BPD Legal options to secure treatment Emergency treatment at common law Emergency detention under the Mental Health Act Compulsory treatment under the Mental Health Act The Adults …

Published 3 Oct, 2019 | .pdf, 1 MB


Whitehills, The Prosen Unit (8 May 2019)

… ward with beds providing admission assessment and treatment for people with dementia The ward is based in a … health and incapacity legislation Decisions about using compulsory measures under the Mental Health Care and … be taken very appropriately Where people were subject to compulsory measures under the Mental Health Act we reviewed …

Published 21 Aug, 2019 | .pdf, 108.8 KB


Dudhope Young Persons Unit (9 July 2019)

… to years who require a period of in-patient assessment or treatment It is a regional unit primarily providing … most of the young people in the unit were subject to compulsory measures under the MHA at the time of our visit … their legal rights including their right to appeal against compulsory measures We could also see that there continues to …

Published 18 Sep, 2019 | .pdf, 122.6 KB