If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a
version of this document in a more accessible format, please email email@example.com .
Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.
Guidance on putting into practice changes to the provisions on police powers and places of safety, in the Mental Health Act 1983.
The changes relate to police powers to act in respect of people experiencing a mental health crisis. The intention is to ensure their care and safety.