Mental Health Act (1983) Code of Practice – Consultation
The Department of Health is seeking views on the proposed changes to the Mental Health Act (1983) Code of Practice. https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/changes-to-mental-health-act-1983-code-of-practice
DH consultation on regulations and guidance for part 1 of the Care Act 2014
It’s important that advocacy providers comment on the regulations and guidance as advocacy features strongly. The consultation is open until 15th August 2014.http://careandsupportregs.dh.gov.uk
Two new dates for our courses:
Non-instructed Advocacy for IMHAs 12th September – Birmingham
IMCA Report Writing and Using Case Law 4th September – Birmingham
More details in our training section.
NDTi launched the revised advocacy Quality Performance Mark yesterday at the House of Lords. We were pleased to be involved in the updating of the IMCA Specific Review as part of the QPM. Details of the updated QPM can be found at http://www.qualityadvocacy.org.uk
The House of Lords commitee was established in May 2013 to conduct post-legislative scrutiny of the Mental Capacity Act 2005. Their task was to answer the question of whether the Act is working as Parliament intended. The report was published on 13th March 2014.