Step 3 - s117 Aftercare Services

Individuals who are detained under s3 or s37 of the Mental Health Act, might be entitled to support once they leave hospital.  This can be arranged under s117 of the Act and is commonly known as 'Aftercare'.

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CCG's, Local Health Boards and local authority's have a duty to provide aftercare services to a person who has been detained under s3 or s37 of the Mental Health Act.

 

This section of the training will explain more about s117 and how advocacy can support access to this right.  To access the material simply click on the link below.

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