Description

Aims and ObjectivesTo have a broad understanding of the provisions contained in Part 2 MHA relevant to the initial detention of a patient under s 2, 3 and 4.Be able to describe the role of a s12 (2) doctor and that of others when undertaking a MHA assessment.Understand the meaning of, and be able to refer to, the criteria for detention under part 2 when making a medical recommendation.Be able to describe the guidance contained in the Code of Practice relevant to the role and responsibilities of a s12 (2) doctor when undertaking a MHA assessment.To use knowledge of the impact that an assessment may have on patients and their carers to inform the approach to an assessment.Be able to complete the statutory forms lawfully.