TITLE

Community powers under the Mental Health Act: care or control?

AUTHOR(S)
Griffith, Richard; Tengnah, Cassam
PUB. DATE
May 2005
SOURCE
British Journal of Community Nursing;May2005, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p236
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides an overview of Great Britain's Mental Health Act 1983 and offers guidance for district nurses on how to ensure that patients in their care with mental health problems do not have their rights violated and that they have the services to which they are entitled. History of mental health law in the country; Scope of the Mental Health Act 1983; Compulsory treatment for mental disorder; Controlled rehabilitation of detained patients; Civil detention under the Mental Health Act 1983. INSETS: CASE STUDY;KEY POINTS.
ACCESSION #
17438341

 

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