Mental health, learning disabilities and autism: Guidance

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This guidance concerns the impact of COVID-19 on the use of the Mental Health Act and supporting systems to safeguard the legal rights of people receiving mental health, learning disabilities and specialised commissioned mental health services. It will be regularly updated to reflect the rapidly changing context and questions/concerns and feedback from the sector.

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This guidance has been assessed to identify potential equality impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on people with mental health problems or a learning disability and/or autism.

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This guidance has been assessed to identify potential equality impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on people with mental health needs and learning disabilities and/or autism.

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The Grab and Go guide has been designed in partnership with people with learning disabilities, families and nurses. It gives the information that doctors and nurses will need if you go to hospital because of COVID-19 and, for example, are struggling to breathe.

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For Care (Education) and Treatment Reviews during the coronavirus outbreak.

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This document provides mental health, learning disabilities and autism, and specialised commissioning workforce guidance and considerations for systems, providers, NHS commissioned services and staff, to ensure safety in the workplace is maintained during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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This guidance is for IAPT providers and their clinical teams who are planning for the continued delivery of IAPT services via non face-to-face methods. It is intended to support the contingency planning already underway for a range of resource-constrained scenarios. It will be updated as required.

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This document provides information and guidance for providers and their clinical and non-clinical teams who are planning for how best to manage their capacity across inpatient and community services, and should support contingency planning, already underway, for a range of resource constrained scenarios.

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Clinical guide for front line staff to support the management of patients with a learning disability, autism or both.

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Easy read version of the clinical guide for the management of patients with a learning disability, autism or both.