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  • Legislation supporting mental health
    • NHS and Community Care Act 1990
      • States that anyone over the age of 18 has the right to an assessment of their needs
        • When they are eligible for services from their local authority
          • This ensures the services are suited to individual needs
        • This ensures mental health needs are specifically met
          • The individuals treatment plan will be accurate and will provide effective treatment
    • Mental Health Acts 1983 & 2007
      • States the rights an individual with a mental health condition has
        • This includes the right to assessments and treatments
          • This ensures an individual maintains all their rights whilst receiving treatment for their mental health condition.
        • However involuntary patients may lose some of their rights or they may slightly adjust
        • Individuals always have rights even when using community-based services
    • Mental Capacity Act 2005
      • Applies to anyone aged over 16 years.
        • Aimed at people who lack mental capacity to make their own decisions about their care and treatment.
          • This act covers simple everyday decisions and more serious decisions
      • Has 5 key components, this include never assume someone is not capable,Help the individual in decision making
        • The decisions must be made in the individuals best interest, unwise decisions do not mean they lack capacity, care chosen should not be restrictive
    • Equality Act 2010
      • Sometimes people with mental health conditions are discriminated against
      • This act protects them from discrimination in most environments
        • Working/ applying for jobs
        • Housing
        • Services- shops etc
        • Education
        • Ensures people with mental health conditions are treated fairly and with dignity
    • Human Rights Act 1998
      • This act protects the rights of everyone living in the uk
      • our rights include things like...
        • Right to a life
        • Right to a life free from slavery
        • Right to freedom
    • Children & Families Act 2014
      • Aims to ensure all children and families can access support they require to meet their needs
        • Ensures children are protected and put at the centre of decision making
    • Care Act 2014
      • The act states that individuals well-being should be promoted during decision making processes
        • This means an individuals mental health will always be considered in  decision
  • Aims to ensure all children and families can access support they require to meet their needs
    • Ensures children are protected and put at the centre of decision making
  • These are main priorities which come under 4 titles, Increasing access to mental health services, integrating mental and physical health care.
    • Starting early to promote mental well-being and prevent mental health conditions, Improving the quality of life for those with mental health conditions
    • Mental health priorities for change is a strategy with 25 points that require change on the future of mental health
      • Lots of government strategies have been introduced to promote mental health
        • Guidance and service strategies
          • Legislation supporting mental health
            • NHS and Community Care Act 1990
              • States that anyone over the age of 18 has the right to an assessment of their needs
                • When they are eligible for services from their local authority
                  • This ensures the services are suited to individual needs
                • This ensures mental health needs are specifically met
                  • The individuals treatment plan will be accurate and will provide effective treatment
            • Mental Health Acts 1983 & 2007
              • States the rights an individual with a mental health condition has
                • This includes the right to assessments and treatments
                  • This ensures an individual maintains all their rights whilst receiving treatment for their mental health condition.
                • However involuntary patients may lose some of their rights or they may slightly adjust
                • Individuals always have rights even when using community-based services
            • Mental Capacity Act 2005
              • Applies to anyone aged over 16 years.
                • Aimed at people who lack mental capacity to make their own decisions about their care and treatment.
                  • This act covers simple everyday decisions and more serious decisions
              • Has 5 key components, this include never assume someone is not capable,Help the individual in decision making
                • The decisions must be made in the individuals best interest, unwise decisions do not mean they lack capacity, care chosen should not be restrictive
            • Equality Act 2010
              • Sometimes people with mental health conditions are discriminated against
              • This act protects them from discrimination in most environments
                • Working/ applying for jobs
                • Housing
                • Services- shops etc
                • Education
                • Ensures people with mental health conditions are treated fairly and with dignity
            • Human Rights Act 1998
              • This act protects the rights of everyone living in the uk
              • our rights include things like...
                • Right to a life
                • Right to a life free from slavery
                • Right to freedom
            • Children & Families Act 2014
              • Care Act 2014
                • The act states that individuals well-being should be promoted during decision making processes
                  • This means an individuals mental health will always be considered in  decision

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