The Role of the SOAD
The SOAD service safeguards the rights of patients detained
under the Mental Health Act who either refuse the treatment prescribed to them
or are deemed incapable of consenting.
According to the Care Quality Commission, the independent regulator of health and social care in England and Wales, the SOAD service receive around 16,000 requests for second opinions every year, so it is crucial that you appreciate the importance of SOADs.During this session lecturer Steph Barber of Law Hound will examine the role of the SOAD; to decide whether the treatment recommended is clinically defensible and whether due consideration has been given to the views and rights of the patient.
This session will offer an invaluable insight to those specialise in mental health law and tribunal work and will ensure that viewers understand the needs pertinent to more vulnerable clients.
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