Mental Health Act 2007 Implementation Plan 2008/09 Summary Impact Assessment
Department: Adult Services
Completing Officer’s Name: Liz McGill
Summary of findings
There is potential for the MHA to be used excessively with some minority ethnic groups, as shown nationally, although currently little evidence locally.
As this plan was to implement amended legislation, safeguards were built into process.
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Summary of Recommendations
Improvement of data collection from AMHPs, to include review of current data collection and improvement of access and inputting to SWIFT.
Ensure data analysis informs future training and development of AMHPs