The Mental Welfare Commission has produced this advice note on mental health care and treatment related to Covid-19 for practitioners who are using the Mental Health Act and Adults with Incapacity Act when caring for patients.
The current pandemic is raising many questions, as practitioners face new challenges and dilemmas in a rapidly changing environment. The unprecedented circumstances and the risk to health mean that some individuals’ human rights may be restricted, and it is important that any restriction is carefully considered, legal and ethical. This advice addresses a range of issues.
Covid-19 FAQs for practitioners (version 22, 29th January 2021). Advice notes. Edinburgh, Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland, 2021, 55 p.
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