The law

Edited by Bob Gates and Owen Barr

in Oxford Handbook of Learning and Intellectual Disability Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199533220
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598038 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

The law

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Mental Health Act 1983 - Mental Health Act 2007 - Compulsory admission to hospital for assessment and treatment - Emergency holding powers - Mental Health Review Tribunals - The Mental Health Act Commission - Sexual Offences Act - Disability Discrimination Act 2005 - Human Rights Act - European Convention of Human Rights - Race relations - Diversion from custody schemes - Appropriate adult - The Representation of the People Act 2000 - Employment law - Consent to examination, treatment, and care - Mental Capacity Act 2005 - Healthcare Commission - Common law and duty of care - Safeguarding adults - Medicines—the role of the nurse

Chapter.  12075 words. 

Subjects: Learning Disabilities

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