CP9 Policy for the visiting of patients by children on in-patient areas


Category
Clinical Practice (Policies)
Code
CP9
Issue No
Issue 2

Target Audience

All CWP inpatient staff

Purpose

This policy relates to all inpatients, whether informal or detained under the Mental Health Act. For the purpose of this policy a child is defined as someone below the age of 16.

Origin

Lead executive
Director of Nursing, Therapies and Patient Partnership

Author and contact number
Senior Nurse Child Protection
01244 385025


Policy dates & history

Implementation Date

31 January 2007

Review Date

30 January 2016

Approval Meeting

Child Protection Named Nurses and Doctors Group


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