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Monitoring the Mental Health Act in 2011/12 (CQC)

Summary The Mental Health Act is the law covering when persons with mental disorders may be detained and treated in hospital against their wishes or treated in their community under a community treatment order (CTO). Such people should receive care and support to … Continue reading

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What to Take Into Account When Choosing a Care Home (Guest Post: Lisa Smith, MHA)

Introduction Choosing a care home for an elderly family member can be a long-winded and difficult process as there are many points to consider. However, finding a care home that provides the proper assistance for your elderly relative or friend will … Continue reading

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