Professionals and Practitioners

Adult Services Procedure 24/11

Section 117 Policy

This is a joint policy between Hampshire County Council and Hampshire Primary Care Trust. The objective of this procedure is to set out the policy requirements for provision of after-care services under section 117 of the Mental Health Act 1983 (as amended by the Mental Health Act 2007) to the residents of Hampshire. This policy document applies only to Hampshire residents (excluding Southampton City and Portsmouth City)