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Mental health services must do more to ensure that the care they provide to patients in hospitals is based on individual needs, regulator the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has said.
The CQC’s Mental Health Act Annual Report found that 15% of people receiving care under the Act are not being involved in the decisions made about their care. Additionally, 37% of care plans it checked showed no evidence of involvement of the person who had been sectioned.
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