The Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act, and Deprivation of Liberty Act
To ensure that you have access to information about the Mental Health Act (1983), Mental Capacity Act (2005), and Deprivation of Liberty Act (2005) we have provided links to the codes of practise below:
Royal College of Nursing (RCN)
The RCN represents nurses and nursing, promotes excellence in practice and shapes health policies.
The Royal College of Psychiatrists
The Royal College of Psychiatrists is the professional and educational body for psychiatrists in the United Kingdom. They work to improve the lives of people affected by mental illness.
The Care Quality Commission (CQC)
The CQC's job is to check whether hospitals, care homes and care services are meeting government standards.
The Care Inspectorate
The Care Inspectorate is the independent scrutiny and improvement body for care services in Scotland
VoiceAbility supports people who face disadvantage or discrimination to have a voice that counts.
College of Occupational Therapists
The College of Occupational Therapists is a wholly owned subsidiary of BAOT and operates as a registered charity. The College sets the professional and educational standards for the occupational therapy profession and represents the profession at the national and international levels.
British Institute of Learning Disabilities
BILD is the British Institute of Learning Disabilities. BILD want people with learning disabilities to be valued equally, participate fully in their communities and be treated with dignity and respect.
Positive Choices is the only conference designed to enable student nurses celebrate the contribution they make to the lives of people with a learning/intellectual disability.
The British Psychological Society
The British Psychological Society is the representative body for psychology and psychologists in the UK.