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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 29 Jan, 2022 | .pdf, 104.4 KB


The use of the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003 during Covid-19

… the Mental Health Young people monitoring report Care and Treatment Scotland - Act during Covid- A review of detentions … used in this report Deaths during detention Detentions Compulsory treatment orders CTOs MHO consent safeguard … STDCs increased by between April and May In contrast Compulsory Treatment Orders CTOs decreased by between April …

Published 17 Dec, 2020 | .pdf, 1.5 MB


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


How long do short term detentions last and how do they end?

… To make sure compulsory treatment is for as short time as possible, the psychiatrist … freedom of an individual should be the minimal possible Compulsory treatment should therefore be for as short a time …

Published 14 Oct, 2021 | .pdf, 204.1 KB


Supported decision making (report)

… 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, 516.4 KB


Suspension of detention

… suspension of detention under the Mental Health Care and Treatment Scotland Act Most orders granted under this Act … has published updated guidance covering suspension of compulsory measures specified in a compulsory treatment order CTO or an interim CTO ICTO This …

Published 20 Jan, 2022 | .pdf, 1 MB


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


Stracathro Hospital, Willow Unit (21 August 2019)

… and female patients It provides admission assessment and treatment for people with dementia who are experiencing … Unit and Rowan Unit is a ward which provides care and treatment for older people with functional mental health … well-organised in files for patients who were subject to compulsory measures under legislation Certificates consenting …

Published 16 Oct, 2019 | .pdf, 124 KB


Advance statement overrides monitoring report 2017-18 and 2018-19

… when they are well setting out the mental health care and treatment they would prefer or would not want should they … can be overridden if the professional giving care or treatment does not think what the individual had specified in … and treatment and make their wishes known if they need compulsory mental health treatment in the future and have …

Published 16 Feb, 2021 | .pdf, 1.3 MB