This course explores what the Mental Health Act (1983) is and how it is used in relation to a person's journey from assessment and treatment through to discharge and aftercare. It also follows the story of Iris, a young woman who has experienced a mental health crisis that led to admission to hospital under the Act.

This course looks at the various aspects of Mental Capacity Act including the principles that underpin it, assessment of capacity, the safeguards involved, lasting power of attorney and advanced statements/decisions.