Mental Health Law

Butler, Michael

Published by Wildy, Simmonds and Hill Publishing
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Written by a leading practitioner, this practical guide identifies common areas of difficulty and provides suggested solutions to provide a clear and easy-to-read source of key information. Includes case studies, checklists and frequently asked questions, all presented in a clear, concise and cost-effective format. Series: Wildy Practitioner's Guide. Num Pages: 210 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 1DBKW; LNTM1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 237 x 158 x 27. Weight in Grams: 700. . 2014. Hardcover. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: A Practitioner's Guide to Mental Health Law is a comprehensive and practical guide written by a leading practitioner in the field. This step by step guide to practice and procedure identifies common areas of difficulty and provides suggested solutions. Those areas of most concern to mental health lawyers are covered in depth to provide a clear and easy-to-read source of key information. The book examines all aspects of this complex, but fascinating area of law and particular attention is paid to areas of rapid expansion such as that of mental capacity. Structured in an accessible way, this book will guide you through the key issues. Topics covered include: -Community care rights -Principal types of psychiatric disorder -Admission to hospital under the Mental Health Act 1983 -Police Powers -Mentally disordered offenders -Admission to hospital and treatment of children and young persons -Treatment under the Mental Health Act and the Mental Capacity Act -The rights of detained patients -Discharge powers -Aftercare, guardianship and decision making under the Mental Capacity Act 2005 -Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards and citizenship rights There is also a guide to the statutory and regulatory framework, a glossary of key terms and participants, suggestions for further reading, links to key organisations and other sources of useful information and an up-to-date and definitive guide to all relevant case law. Mental Health Law also features case studies, checklists and frequently asked questions, all presented in a clear, concise and cost-effective format.

About the Author: Michael Butler is a leading practitioner in mental health law. He is a Solicitor Advocate and Senior Partner at Butler and Co Solicitors. Michael has also for many years, trained mental health lawyers and other mental health professionals. Michael formerly specialized in criminal law and was a partner at Claude Hornby and Cox solicitors in London.

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