MENTAL HEALTH ACT 2007 MENTAL CATEGORY

The primary reason for the detention of PATIENTS under the Mental Health Act 1983, as amended by the Mental Health Act 2007. 

MENTAL HEALTH ACT 2007 MENTAL CATEGORY should be used for PATIENTS detained from 3rd November 2008 when the relevant section of the Mental Health Act 2007 comes into force, and replaces MENTAL CATEGORY which is applicable until then.

A PATIENT should be included under only one MENTAL HEALTH ACT 2007 MENTAL CATEGORY.

National Codes:

AMental disorder (Learning Disability not present or not primary reason for using Act)
BMental disorder (Learning Disability primary reason for using Act)
 

This attribute is also known by these names:
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pluralMENTAL HEALTH ACT 2007 MENTAL CATEGORIES