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The new Mental Health Act: rights of carers

This guide explains what the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003 says about the rights of people who care for a person with a mental disorder. The guide explains the main aim of the principles of the Act is to ensure that service users are treated with respect. It goes on to explain the difference between a carer, named person and an advocate and who the law recognises as a carer.

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Scotland. scottish executive
0 7559 4971 4
Resource Database
Social care online
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Reprint Edition
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