This is the 11th biennial report by the Mental Health Commission on its activities in monitoring the operation of the Mental Health Act 1983 and reviewing the lawfulness of detention of detained patients. This report covers the financial years 2003-04 and 2004-05 and focuses on issues of security and care. Topics discussed include: findings in court case judgements (including the 2004 European Court of Human Rights judgement in HL v United Kingdom) and the use of legal powers in relation to civil detention and the criminal justice system, staffing and resources issues, devolved service commissioning and the impact on specialist provision, the concept of patient choice, equality issues, the detention and monitoring of mentally disordered persons and offenders, deaths of detained patients and seclusion incidents, Second Opinion activity, and the implications of the forthcoming Mental Health Bill.
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Book Description Stationery Office, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0113227175