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Changes to Mental Health Act 1983 Code of Practice

Extract from press release: "Our consultation ‘Stronger Code: Better Care’ is asking for your thoughts on a new draft Code which includes: (1) five new guiding principles; (2) significantly updated chapter on how to support children and young people, on the use of restraint and seclusion and the use of police powers and places of safety; (3) new chapters on care planning, equality and human rights, links to the Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards, and support for victims."



Type: Consultation🔍


Author: Department of Health🔍

Date: 7/7/14🔍

Date closed: 12/9/14🔍

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