National Statistics

Guardianship under the Mental Health Act, 1983: 2015 to 2016

Annual National Statistics report on uses of Guardianship orders under sections 7 and 37 of the Mental Health Act.

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Guardianship under the Mental Health Act, 1983 2015/16

Details

This report contains information on the use of Guardianship under Section 7 and 37 of the Mental Health Act 1983, during the reporting period 1 April 2015 – 31 March 2016. It contains information on new, continuing and closed cases at national, regional and local authority levels and includes breakdowns by gender, Guardianship type, and local authority region.

Published 4 August 2016