It is envisaged to capture this data element by selecting from a list containing the appropriate design options; A proposal is presented in Table 10 below. This is a subset of the codes defined in the DM&D/ECDS output technical specification, but narrowing down options if necessary makes input less cumbersome. These data elements capture the start date and time of the legal status classification period under the Mental Health Act. This data must be collected in conjunction with the Mental Health Act Legal Status Classification Code. The user may need to override if the person has been taken from another safe location, in which case the start date/time of arrival at the original security location must be recorded, or if the section is applied in the emergency room, although this is rare. THE MENTAL HEALTH ACT LEGAL STATUS CLASSIFICATION CODE (AT ADMISSION) is identical to the Mental Health Act Legal Status Classification Code attribute at admission. Subject to guardianship under section 7 of the Mental Health Act. For other applications of the Mental Health Act, for example, if the person is detained for further assessment, the date and time of the start of the deployment period must be entered, for example, by a nurse during a mental health triage (depending on the model of care). If a person previously detained under the MHA is taken to the emergency room, administrative or nursing staff must enter the person into the information system upon receipt of the records. Under the model of care, people who present to the emergency department and have mental health needs can be triaged. During this process or at any time during the patient`s stay in the emergency department, if it is necessary to use the MHA, the doctor must enter the details into the information system. Patients are often taken to the emergency room by police under section 136 of the Mental Health Act (MHA). This information helps determine the variation in potential mental health needs in the emergency department.
Their information should only be collected if a person going to the emergency room is officially detained under the MHA. In the case of emergency services, this is more common when the person has been stopped by police under section 136 and taken to the emergency room as a place of safety or treatment, although other uses of MHA may be applied in emergency rooms. Formally imprisoned under the Criminal Procedure (Insanity) Act 1964, as amended by the Criminal Procedure (Insanity and Incapacity to Plead) Act 1991. For most uses of the MHA in emergency departments, the expiry date and time can be automatically filled in by the information system once a Mental Health Act legal status classification code and start date/time have been entered (see Table 10 below). The user must have the option to override the default expiration date if necessary. This information is required for all patients who have a hospital provider spell, which involves the care of a psychiatric specialist counsellor or who have been released from such a hospital provider spell and who are required to receive supervised follow-up in accordance with the provisions of the Mental Health (Community Patients) Act 1995. A code that identifies the legal status classification of the MENTAL HEALTH ACT. Supervised Discharge (Mental Health (Community Patients) Act 1995) (discontinued on 3 November 2008 – but may apply to some patients until 3 May 2009). Note that the national «informal» code is used for PATIENTS who are not officially detained or supervised follow-up. The most common use of the MHA in emergency rooms is when a person is brought to a section 136. In this case, the start clock is when the patient is registered in the first safe place, and this will usually be the case when the person arrives at the emergency room.
In this case, the start date/time of the Legal Status Classification Act of the Assignment Status Act can be automatically filled in from the date/time of arrival of emergency care, with the possibility of being replaced by a user. Determine when the classification of legal status under the Mental Health Act began for an individual. Officially detained under section 2 of the Mental Health Act.