Please note: In order to keep Hive up to date and provide users with the best features, we are no longer able to fully support Internet Explorer. The site is still available to you, however some sections of the site may appear broken. We would encourage you to move to a more modern browser like Firefox, Edge or Chrome in order to experience the site fully.

Supporting your high street Find out how »
Mental Health Law for Nurses, Paperback / softback Book

Mental Health Law for Nurses Paperback / softback

Paperback / softback

Description

Treatment of the mentally ill in the UK is governed by the Mental Health Act (1983) and the Code of Pracitce (S.118) published in 1990 and reviewed periodically by the Secretary of State.

Nurses in any speciality may encounter patients suffering from mental disorder and therefore need to have an understanding of the legal principles involved.

Mental Health Law for Nurses provides an introduction and practical guide to the law and directives embodied in these.

Nurses specialising in the care of the mentally ill or handicapped will find this a book for easy reference and directly relevant to their everyday practice.

This book provides coverage for community care homes and institutional settings.

It includes questions and exercises to encourage debate and discussion.

A comprehensive bibliography enables practitioners to follow-up areas of interest.

Information

£59.25

£56.19

 
Free Home Delivery

on all orders

 
Pick up orders

from local bookshops

Also by Bridgit C. Dimond