One in five still not involved in decisions about care

CQC have published figures in their annual Mental Health Act report saying 1 in 5 not involved in decisions about the care they receive.

The annual Mental Health Act report, published by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), looks at the care and treatment people received when they are held under various sections of the Mental Health Act.

Key findings include:

  • 20 per cent of care plans don’t show evidence of considering the patient’s view of treatment. 
  • 17 per cent don’t show evidence of involvement.
  • 20 per cent don’t show evidence of discharge planning.

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