Guiding Principles Of The Intended Reformed Act
- The person as an individual – ensuring patients are viewed and treated as rounded individuals
- Choice and autonomy – ensuring service users’ views and choices are respected
- Therapeutic benefit – ensuring patients are supported to get better, so they can be discharged from the Act
- Least restriction – ensuring the Act’s powers are used in the least restrictive way by modernising mental health legislation
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