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MENTAL HEALTH ACT 2009 - SECT 40

40—Treatment and care plans for patients to whom community treatment orders apply

        (1)         The treatment and care of a patient to whom a level 2 community treatment order applies must, as far as practicable, be governed by a treatment and care plan directed towards the patient's recovery.

        (2)         The treatment and care plan—

            (a)         must describe the treatment and care that will be provided to the patient under the requirements of the order and should describe any rehabilitation services and other significant services that will be provided or available to the patient whether under the requirements of the order or through the patient's voluntary participation; and

            (b)         must, as far as practicable, be prepared and revised in consultation with—

                  (i)         the patient and any guardian, medical agent, relative, carer or friend of the patient who is providing support to the patient under this Act; and

                  (ii)         any service provider or agency that is providing treatment, care or support to the patient; and

            (c)         must comply with the requirements of the regulations as to the making or contents of such plans.



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