Briefing quick find:

Amend flawed Mental Health Act, says think tank

Patients and professionals need a Mental Health Act that better fits the needs of the population, that accounts for discrimination in mental health treatment, and that includes the viewpoints of those on the front line of mental health provision. The Conservative Party…

Care home briefing 168 – Visiting in care homes

The CQC report ‘Better care in my hands’ emphasised the importance of residents’ relatives being able to help plan their care and support. The CQC’s more recent guidance ‘Information on visiting rights in care homes’ explains that such involvement is…