Mental Health Act 1983

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    Mental health is the emotional and spiritual resilience which enables enjoyment of life, the ability to survive pain, disappointment and sadness. It is a positive sense of well-being and underlying belief in our own and others’ dignity and worth. It is the ability to solve problems and forge relationships with others, to achieve aims and goals Q1B Mental ill health is when a person experiences significant changes in their thinking, feelings or behaviour, it also leads to the individual becoming unable to cope, stressed or over-emotional. Q2A A sense of well-being is feeling positive about yourself, the choices you make and things that happen in your life. Being content with your decisions and happy with your surroundings. Q2B Resilience and…

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    Person Centred Care Essay

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    empowered to gain confidence to make independent and balanced-risk choices, consistent with their fundamental rights. Subsequently, Personal Budgets specify and allocate costings for an array of available options to meet specific needs, from respite to home care (Care Act, 2014:C23:P1:S8). Likewise, for those deemed capable of managing, requested ‘Direct Payments’ enable service users to arrange and secure support that is right for them (Care Act,…

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    Mental Health Illness

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    Introduction: In my poster I have chosen to discuss the mental health illness as a “contemporary issue in social policy”, I will demonstrate my understanding of mental health issues. What is being done to address the mental health issues. The “NHS FIVE YEAR FORWARD VIEW 2014”(NHS England) is a report that lays out a blue print for the delivery of mental health services going to the years of 2029/21 (england.nhs.uk). This implementation is underpinned by the extra funding to enable the…

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    A Place Of Safety Essay

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    Place of safety Section 136 states that once an arrest has been made police must assist the individual to a place of safety (Mental Health Act 1983, s. 136 (1)). To ensure the safety of the individual and the public, until an assessment can be conducted and future treatment has been decided upon (House of Commons 2015). A place of safety, is defined by law, as residential accommodation provided by a local authority (Lynch et al 2002; Borschmann et al 2010), such as: A&E departments, police…

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    Every day there is someone who suffers from mental illness that requires treatment and safety from mental facilities or hospital care, but there are those who are unable to control themselves due to their impulsiveness. Being impulsive can be very dangerous because of the unpredictable things one may do. According to the Mental Health Act in 1983, those who are suffering from a mental illness can be taken to hospital for treatment against their wishes resulting in a high population in hospitals…

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    According to UK law, under the Mental Health Act of 1983, a person may be legally detained if they are suffering from a mental illness which makes it appropriate for them to receive medical treatment in a hospital, and it is necessary for the safety of the patient or other people that they receive this treatment, which can’t be provided unless the patient is detained . One definition of mental illness states that it is ‘a condition which causes serious disorder in a person’s behaviour or…

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    Occupational Therapy

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    Association defines this allied health field as, a career which assists people throughout the lifespan engage in the activities they want and believe are necessary by utilizing everyday activities as a means for therapy (“What is”). The field involves both psychological and physiological aspects of the patient. Therefore an occupational therapist must be trained in a variety of subjects. Mary Anne Peabody and Stephen P. Demanchick note an occupational therapist must be competent…

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    physical and mental capacities. Hilda was admitted into the hospital after this fall which happened as a result of a dizzy spell. Hilda has a nephew Hassan and a good friend Daphne. Hilda’s condition improved after her admission but her physical mobility is reduced. The consultant is concerned that Hilda cannot stay alone. The social worker is also concerned Hilda is a bit forgetful. Hassan is concerned on looking for home care for Hilda. The General Practitioner (GP) is worried because Hilda s…

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    Gay But Not Happy: The Impact of Queerness on Mental Health Introduction Four years prior to his suicide, 16-year-old Bobby Griffith wrote in his diary: "I can 't let anyone find out that I 'm not straight. It would be so humiliating. My friends would hate me, I just know it. They might even want to beat me up. . . . I guess I 'm no good to anyone . . . not even God. Life is so cruel, and unfair. Sometimes I feel like disappearing from the face of this earth" (Miller 88). After realizing he was…

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    As I begin my journey, I would like to work either under someone or with an agency where I can get more experience in the field. Private practice is not for me at this time. I would like to work either with a crisis program or with a domestic violence shelter where I can work with the victims. Briefly describe the historical foundations of mental health counseling Mental Health Counseling is actually one of the newest human service provider professions (Pistole, 2001). It is based upon the…

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