National Statistics

Guardianship under the Mental Health Act, 1983 - England, 2014-15

Statistics relating to the number of cases of Guardianship under the Mental Health Act 1983 by year and by local authority.



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 2014 – 31 March 2015. It contains information on new, continuing and closed cases at national, regional and local authority levels and includes breakdowns by gender, Guardianship type, and type of local authority.