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Adult Social Care Glossary, v 0.41


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Plain English definition
Think Local Act Personal (TLAP) Jargon Buster

Admitting someone to hospital for treatment, or keeping them there, if there are concerns about their mental health - even if they do not agree that they should be in hospital. It refers to various sections of the Mental Health Act that explain how and why a person can be kept in hospital. You have the right to appeal, and to get help from an independent mental health advocate.

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