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Mitigation of Risk (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Stone, K. (2019, July). Mitigation of Risk. Paper presented at International Academy of Law and Mental Health

Approved Mental Health Professionals (AMHPs) make the final decision as to whether a person should be detained in hospital in England & Wales (UK) under civil mental health legislation. There has been little research to date as to the nature of the... Read More about Mitigation of Risk.

Experiences of Relatives Acting as the ‘Nearest Relative’ Under the Mental Health Act (England & Wales, UK) (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Stone, K. (2019, July). Experiences of Relatives Acting as the ‘Nearest Relative’ Under the Mental Health Act (England & Wales, UK). Paper presented at International Academy of Law and Mental Health

Relatives play a key role when a person is detained under the mental health legislation in England and Wales. Despite this importance, their experiences of undertaking this role has been relatively ignored by research. The Nearest Relative function... Read More about Experiences of Relatives Acting as the ‘Nearest Relative’ Under the Mental Health Act (England & Wales, UK).

Experiences of Nearest Relatives: implications for mental health practitioners & law reform (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Stone, K. (2019, May). Experiences of Nearest Relatives: implications for mental health practitioners & law reform. Paper presented at AMHP: Reserach informed Practice - Practice Infomed Research

The presentation focuses specifically on the experiences of twenty relatives living in England who have fulfilled the role of Nearest Relative (NR) within the meaning of Section 26 of the Mental Health Act (MHA) 1983 (as amended 2007). The NR role i... Read More about Experiences of Nearest Relatives: implications for mental health practitioners & law reform.