Independent complaint-management in psychiatry
- Bournewood carers tell minister: 'Don't ignore us'. Samuel, Mithran // Community Care;7/5/2007, Issue 1680, p8
The article reports on the complaints of the carers of an autistic man who was wrongly detained in a psychiatric hospital in Great Britain. The carers contend that the government has neglected to consider in the Mental Health Bill safeguards for people who lack the capacity to resist admission...
- Mental Health: Detention by Social Worker and Doctors Following Discharge by Mental Health Review Tribunal. // Medical Law Review;Summer2001, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p176
Presents an appellate procedure of a mental health law case submitted to the British Court of Appeal, Civil Division, concerning the detention of a patient by social worker and doctors following discharge by Mental Health Review Tribunal in London, England. Opinion of Court of Appeal.
- Utilization of out-of-hours services by patients with mental health problems. Payne, Fiona // Journal of Public Health Medicine;Sep2000, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p302
Background. This study was designed to provide information about how out-of-hours services are used by those with mental health problems.
- The Mental Health Professional and the Legal System. // Family Therapy: The Journal of the California Graduate School of;1991, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p178
The article reviews the book "The Mental Health Professional and the Legal System" brought out by the Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry.
- Detention powers for nurses. // Nursing Standard;7/11/2007, Vol. 21 Issue 44, p6
The article focuses on the passage of the Mental Health Bill in Great Britain. It Such bill gives the nurses the powers to detain mental health patients. It also gives clinicians and psychologists the authority to renew detention orders. The Mental Health Coalition welcomed its passage but some...
- ï¿½Unfortunately, We Treat the Chart:ï¿½ Sources of Stigma in Mental Health Settings. Flanagan, Elizabeth H.; Miller, Rebecca; Davidson, Larry // Psychiatric Quarterly;Mar2009, Vol. 80 Issue 1, p55
Background Stigma within mental health settings may be equally detrimental to people with mental illnesses as societal stigma. Aims This study investigated stigma in mental health settings through a mixed qualitativeï¿½quantitative design. Method Practitioners at a community mental health...
- Apology for Bournewood pair for slur over their care of autistic man. Brody, Simeon // Community Care;1/19/2006, Issue 1606, p12
The article reports on allegations concerning the incompetence of one of the carers under the former Bournewood Community and Mental Health Trust. Results of the report by Surrey and Borders Partnership Trust, which has replaced Bournewood, are presented together with the October 2004 ruling of...
- User Involvement: What is the point? Duncan, Birgit // Mental Health Occupational Therapy;Jul2010, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p58
The article contemplates on the significance of service user or patient involvement in mental health services and interventions in Great Britain. It states that the involvement of user in interventions began in 1960s wherein poet John Clare was the first one to gain from it during the 22 years...
- Rights for the Inconvenient Ones. // Transitions Online;4/18/2011, p3
The article discusses the judgment delivered by the Constitutional Court of Russia in March 2011 on the deprivation of the right to freedom of a person by putting him in social care institution against his will. As per the decision, a judicial review will be carried under the supervision of fair...