BIHR Comments on the Care Quality Commission’s Mental Health Act Report

18 November 2016
BIHR Comments on the Care Quality Commission’s Mental Health Act Report
Speaking about today’s publication of the Care Quality Commission’s Report on the Mental Health Act, Sanchita Hosali, Deputy Director of the B…

18 November 2016 BIHR Comments on the Care Quality Commission’s Mental Health Act Report Speaking about today’s publication of the Care Quality Commission’s Report on the Mental Health Act, Sanchita Hosali, Deputy Director of the British Institute of Human Rights said: “The British Institute of Human Rights welcomes the Care Quality Commission’s (CQC) clear position that its “job is to check that patients’ human rights are being protected,” including when looking at how services are applying the Mental Health Act (MHA). The Human Rights Act means other laws should be applied in ways that respect and protect people’s human rights; BIHR’s work empowering people receiving services, their advocates and service providers shows how important this is in mental health settings. “The MHA enables services to make significant interventions in people’s lives, and human rights is an important check on the exercise of these ...

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