Tag Archives: Forensic

Pastures Hospital DERBYSHIRE

Although not fully completed until 1853, the first patient, Jabez Jackson, was admitted from Derby Union Workhouse on 21st August 1851, into an asylum whose first Superintendent, Dr John Hitchman, adopted the humane treatment model which he would have used in … Continue reading

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COMMUNITY TREATMENT ORDER and RECALL

Community Treatment Orders (CTOs) exist under Section 17A Mental Health Act 83. A CTO can be imposed at the point of discharge to a patient subject to section 3 or 37. A CTO  suspends the section 3 or 37 authorisation … Continue reading

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Section 17 Leave

Section 17 leave is the power of a patient’s responsible clinician to grant, detained patients, leave from the hospital. A detained patient is only allowed to leave the hospital with this leave in place.A patient granted leave under Section 17 remains “liable to be detained” under the … Continue reading

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What happens when a Deprivation of Liberty is authorised?

When a Deprivation of Liberty is authorised it will set out when and how certain restrictions can be used. Every person who is subject to an authorised Deprivation of Liberty must have an allocated representative. This can be a family … Continue reading

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Mental Capacity

How is capacity assessed? To have capacity to make a particular decision at a given time a person must be able to do all of the following: Understand the information relevant to the decision  including the reasonably foreseeable consequences of making or … Continue reading

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barchester forest hospital mansfield

Southwell Road, Mansfield NG18 4XX Barchester Forest Hospital supports a wide range of specialist requirements, including early onset dementia, alcohol-related brain injury and Huntingdon’s. Group: Barchester Healthcare LTD Type of Service: Mental Health Hospital (Private) Care Offered: Alcohol Dependence • Bipolar/Manic Depression • Challenging Behaviour … Continue reading

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Final report of the Independent Review of the Mental Health Act 1983 December 2018 -CTO Conclusions

“What the Review is recommending • The criteria for CTOs should be revised in line with detention criteria. • The onus should be on the RC to demonstrate that a CTO is a reasonable and necessary requirement to maintain engagement … Continue reading

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