The main role of the Mental Health Act Commission is to review the implementation of the Mental Health Act 1983, as it relates to patients who are detained, or liable to be detained, under the Act in England and Wales. This report sets out the findings and implications of its monitoring of mental health services for detained psychiatric patients.This draws on the rolling programme of visits between 1999 and 2001 to all hospitals and nursing homes which hold detained patients. The report provides an overview which draws attention to areas of poor practice and advises on possible solutions to improve services for patients. The report contains 75 specific and targeted recommendations which are intended to help all those with responsibility for implementing the law and caring for detained patients. The report also sets out the organisational and financial framework of the Commission.
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