This report concerns a case claiming for funding for care under s. 117 of the Mental Health Act 1983. The Ombudsmen found evidence of some failures of the part of the concerned Trust and Council, but in the absence of any consequent in justice that could be identified, did not uphold any of the complaintsThe National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990 sets out the duties of local social services authorities in respect of ... This includes services arranged or provided under section 117 of the Mental Health Act 1983. ... Care co-ordination in mental health services: modernising the care programme approach (the Care Programme Approach guidance). ... as required, and that other members of the care team are advised about changes in the circumstances of the service user.
|Title||:||A Report by the Health Service Ombudsman and the Local Government Ombudsman about the Provision of Section 117 Aftercare|
|Author||:||Great Britain: Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman, Great Britain: Local Government Ombudsman|
|Publisher||:||The Stationery Office - 2012-10-29|