The Mental Health Act 1983 is also known as the Mental Health and Wellness Act. This Act regulates the provision of mental health services and the regulation of persons requiring mental health services. The Mental Health Act aims to protect the public from the neglect or incapacity of a person that may result from mental disorder.
Mental Health Act
This also covers the right of a person to engage in mental activities and the right of a person to receive mental health services. It also covers the responsibilities and duties of mental health professionals and their organizations and the organizations providing mental health services.
The objectives of the Mental Health Act are to protect the citizens of the United Kingdom and to promote good mental health. It also aims to provide quality care and services to those who require it and to promote self-reliance among citizens Ryomgaard. There are various civil obligations that arise if a person has a mental disorder. The rights provided by the Mental Health Act to enable the person to seek help when they are in need and to be treated with respect.
The rights provided under the Mental Health Act also allow a person who has a mental disorder to take medication prescribed by the doctor for their condition and to consult a registered psychologist for further consultations and diagnosis. A registered psychologist may provide individual or group therapy either individually or in a group.
The registered psychologist also has the duty to determine the suitability of a person to receive a particular treatment. If a person’s mental health is at risk, then the person must be made a priority in the care of persons requiring special mental health care and if necessary refer the person to appropriate health service agencies and psychologists.