Detention - Right to Dignity, Respect and Privacy
According to the Mental Health Alliance’s report ‘A Mental Health Act Fit for Tomorrow’ published in June 2017, 49% of those surveyed disagreed that people are treated with dignity under the Mental Health Act and 50% would not be confident that their human rights would be protected, should they be detained under the Mental Health Act.
During this bite-size session, consideration will be given to a patient’s right to privacy and dignity whilst detained under the Mental Health Act, with reference to personal and property searches and blanket policies.
The session will examine:
Aimed at those wishing to specialise in mental health law and tribunal work, this course will also offer an invaluable insight to those currently in practice regarding the importance of understanding the needs of more vulnerable clients.
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