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The Judgement Support Framework (JSF)

The Judgement Support Framework was developed as a guidance document to assist approved centres to comply with the Mental Health Act 2001 (Approved Centre) Regulations 2006. The Framework also promotes the continuous improvement of the quality of services provided to residents of approved centres.

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.

Judgement Support Framework (JSF) - Version 4

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Associated Documents

Publication Date: 21 February 2017

Effective date: 22 February 2017


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