Mental Health
Introduction to 1983 Mental Health Act

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Aims:

To explore issues surrounding the 1983 Mental Health Act, and explore participants understanding.

Objectives:

This course is targeted for those who are wishing to develop / refresh their expertise in understanding the requirements of the 1983 Mental Health Act. It is particularly suited for those who have nursing or reporting requirements for the Act.

Target Audience:

This course is targeted for those who are wishing to develop / refresh their expertise in understanding the requirements of the 1983 Mental Health Act. It is particularly suited for those who have nursing or reporting requirements for the Act.

Course Content:

  • What is the 1983 Mental Health Act?
  • Completion of statutory forms
  • Receiving statutory forms
  • Completing appeals reports
  • Patients rights
  • Section 17 leave
  • Community treatment Orders
  • Role of second opinion
  • Emergency treatments

Commentary:

The course is designed as a development / refresher training for those professionals who have to work within the 1983 Mental Health Act. It covers the use of all major statutory forms for section’s 2, 3, 4, receipt of section papers, section 17 leave, second opinion requirements and emergency treatment. In addition the role of patients rights, appeals and tribunal reports are covered.

To find out more about these courses please contact our office on 01922 683976 to speak to one of our team or email us on info@apex-ct.co.uk or complete our course interest form by clicking here.