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Mental Health Act, 1959

Mental Health Act, 1959

7 & 8Eliz. 2. Ch. 72.

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Published by HMSO in London .
Written in English


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Pagination155p.,25cm
Number of Pages155
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Open LibraryOL23128087M

Mental Health Policy in America: Myths and Realities with the passage of the National Mental Health Act of , which provided grants to states to support existing outpatient facilities or to Cited by: In most cases when people are treated in hospital or another mental health facility, they have agreed or volunteered to be there. You may be referred to as a voluntary patient. But there are cases when a person can be detained, also known as sectioned, under the Mental Health Act () and treated without their agreement.

The Mental Health Act (No. ) brought into being the Mental Health Authority (the successor to the Mental Hygiene Authority). It consolidated and amended the law relating to the treatment and care of people described in the legislation as 'the mentally ill . Mental Health Act Mental Health Act Statute Law (Repeals) Act

  In-text: (The Mental Health Act, , ) Your Bibliography: BMJ, The Mental Health Act, 2(), pp I beg to move, That this House takes note of the White Paper on the Review of the Mental Health Act (Comand Paper No. ). I welcome this opportunity to open the debate today on our recent White Paper, the "Review of the Mental Health Act ". One yardstick by which the compassion of any community can be measured is the facilities and legal framework which it .


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Records and inspection of residential homes. Miscellaneous Powers of entry and inspection of other premises. Prosecution of Size: 2MB. The Mental Health Act was an act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom concerning England and Wales which had, as its main objectives, to abolish the distinction between psychiatric hospitals and other types of hospitals and to deinstituitionalise mental health patients and see them treated more by community care.

It also defined the term mental disorder for. The book thus summarizes the main trends in hospital and community services for mentally ill people during the period between the Mental Health Act and the Amendment Acts of /83, and takes account of major official documents, administrative changes and some influential shifts in ideas.

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Mental Health and Social Policy, DOI link for Mental Health and Social Policy, Mental Health and Social Policy, bookCited by: 1. The Mental Health Act and the Hospital Plan presaged the rundown of the asylums and the assimilation of psychiatric care into the wider hospital system.

Services thereafter developed against a background of serial reorganisations of the NHS and local by:   The Mental Health Act () Guide Book (sixth edition) provides a clear and practical source of information about procedures and issues to be considered in implementing the Mental Health Act and was published April This chapter provides an overview of the Mental Health Act (MHA) and the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) as well as later amendments.

It examines in detail section 1 of the Mental Health Act and the definition of mental disorder as well as the aims and function of this Act. The first five chapters of this book summarize the main trends in hospital and community services for mentally ill people during the period between the Mental Health Act of and the Amendment Acts of /83, and take account of major official documents, I administrative changes and some influential shifts in ideas.

Chap.The Mental Health Act of nullified earlier British laws governing policies toward psychiatric disturbance and retardation. The act provided that a person requiring treatment for a psychological disorder could obtain it in a hospital on the same basis as any medical complaint.The () Mental Health Act moved the power of the state to a legislative basis, and it also placed mental disorder and developmental disorder in the same law, which continued until the Mental Health Act () in which confinement became an enforced treatment that was performed on legislative justification and measured by judicial assessment.