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12 November 2015. The Mental Health Commission published data on the administration of ECT and use of seclusion and restraint in approved centres in 2013 today.
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29 October 2015. There were three approved centre's inspection reports published today: Jonathan Swift Clinic, St James's Hospital, Sycamore Unit, Connolly Hospital and St. Vincent's Hospital, Fairview
22 October 2015.
There were three approved centre's inspection reports published today: Acute Psychiatric Unit 5B, University Hospital Limerick, Department of Psychiatry, Connolly Hospital, Blanchardstown, and St. Fintan’s Hospital, Portlaoise
The Judgment Support Framework (JSF) is a guidance document for Approved Centres regarding the matters which the Office of the Inspector of Mental Health Services shall address during the course of its annual inspections and may address during the course of any other focused inspections.
This document is provided to Approved Centres by way of assistance only. It is not intended to be a complete or authoritative statement on the legal requirements and obligations of Approved Centres.
The Commission was established in 2002. We are an independent body and our functions are set out in the Mental Health Act 2001.
What we DoStrategic Plan 2013 - 2015Mental Health Act 2001Annual Reports
Information For The Public
Having a Mental Health Tribunal
National Standards for Mental Health Services
Your Guide to Admission, Transfer and Discharge
Information on ECT, Seclusion and Restraint
Information for Young People
Information for People with Intellectual Disabilities
Service Users' Views
Making a Complaint about a Mental Health Service
Information For Health Professionals
Codes of Practice
Guidance Documents and Toolkits
E- learning Resource
Mental Health Tribunals
Mental Health Act, 2001 and Regulations
The Mental Health Commission publication section.
The Mental Health Act, 2001 brings Irish mental health law into line with the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights.
The MHC's e-learning programme which is designed to support you in updating your knowledge of the Mental Health Act, 2001.
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