MH18 Section 117 - Mental Health Act 1983 Aftercare


Category
Mental Health Act
Code
MH18
Issue No
2

Target Audience

All Trust staff, PCTs and social services authorities

Purpose

Section 117 Aftercare imposes a duty on Health and Social Services departments to provide appropriate aftercare suitable to patients’ mental health needs. The policy aims to guide professionals as to the process in a systematic way

Origin

Lead executive
Chief Operating Officer

Author and contact number
Mental Health Act Lead Officer / Cheshire Social Services
0151 482 7649


Policy dates & history

Implementation Date

30 November 2008

Review Date

30 November 2010

Approval Meeting

Clinical Standards Sub Committee (CSSC)

Ratification

Document Quality Group (DQG)

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