Tag Archives: Autonomy and Safety

Independent Mental Health Act Review (BBC News / DHSC / Centre for Mental Health / NHS England)

Summary The independent review of the Mental Health Act 1983, chaired by Professor Sir Simon Wessely, presents recommendations for reform based on four principles: Choice and autonomy. Least restriction. Therapeutic benefit. Understanding people as individuals: whereby patients are recognised and … Continue reading

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Right to Ask for Personal Health Budgets (NHS England)

Summary From April 2014, people with significant health needs and who are eligible for NHS Continuing Healthcare can request their NHS team to provide their care through a personal health budget. Personal health budgets allow people to exercise more independence … Continue reading

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Personal Health Budgets for Older People (SCIE Report 63)

Summary This SCIE Report No.63, entitled “Improving personal budgets for older people: a research overview”, examines the evidence from UK research between 2007 and 2012 concerning the implementation and uptake of personal budgets and direct payments for older people. It … Continue reading

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Factors in Patients’ and Carers’ Experiences of Dementia Diagnosis and Treatment (PLoS Medicine)

Summary Early diagnosis and intervention for people with dementia is becoming a priority, as has been reflected in the “Dementia Case Finding Scheme”. Some GPs are concerned about the effects of early diagnosis and disclosure on patients and carers, however. … Continue reading

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