Comparison of rights of mental health patients in England and Scotland with very helpful infographic

There’s a new Mental Health Act being formulated for England and Wales. Scotland has its own legislation. North of the border, law and practice around relative advocacy and advance statements on care preferences are more progressive.

‘Can I go out for walks?’ ‘What about my education?’ Exploring Scottish strides to secure improved rights in crisis care

Kate Fearnley, Executive Director (Engagement and Participation), Mental Welfare Commission Scotland

 

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