The Policy will uphold the Guiding Principles as described in Chapter 1 of the Code of Practice (2015).
There is an expectation that registered practitioners will maintain and be able to transfer competency across services, in this core area of their practice. In addition practitioners will be able to apply the Guiding Principles of the Act whilst they execute their duties.
The Trust will provide services that meet the quality and safety outcomes required by the Care Quality Commission and in particular outcomes 2, 4, 7, 18, and 19.
The Policy will meet the requirements of the Human Rights Act (1998) and the Equalities Act (2010).
|Compiled by:||Jane Mitchell, Professional Head of Safeguarding
Kit Akass, Working Age Adults Consultant Psychiatrist
|Ratified by:||Trust Executive Committee|
|Date Ratified:||November 2021|
|Date Issued:||December 2021|
|Review Date:||November 2024|
|Target Audience:||All staff|
|Contact name:||Jane Mitchell; Kit Akass|
- Human Rights Act 1998
- Equality Act 2010
- Health and Social Care Act
- The Mental Health Act 1983
- MHA Code of Practice 2015
- MCA Policy
- DoLS Policy