COMING SOON FROM OPEN UNIVERSITY PRESS NEW Law, Values and Practice in Mental Health Nursing A Handbook Toby Williamson and Rowena Daw Mental Health Foundation, UK; Lawyer, UK “I welcome this book as its integration of values based practice and legislation into the complex world of decision making in mental health services clarifies many issues. This book is sure to become essential reading for students of mental health nursing.” Ian Hulatt, Mental Health Advisor, Royal College of Nursing UK Mental health nurses need to work within the law to ensure good, legal care for their patients, while at the same time being guided by appropriate values. This practical handbook for mental health nurses offers an accessible and invaluable guide to mental health law and values based practice. Written in an accessible and friendly way, the book covers the different stages of mental healthcare delivery in a range of healthcare settings. The book includes guidance on: Table of Contents Introduction Part one: The law, values and ethics The Mental Capacity Act 2005 The Human Rights Act and the Equality Act The revised Mental Health Act 1983 The Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Nursing ethics and values-based practice Part two: Practice Working with people living in the community Admitting people into hospital Caring for and treating people in hospital People leaving hospital Working with people living in care homes Working with children and young people Appendix Decision matrix for using the MCA, the MHA and DoLS Useful resources Bibliography Index www.openup.co.uk l l l l l l l l The Human Rights Act The Mental Capacity Act 2005 The Deprivation of Liberty safeguards The revised Mental Health Act Admitting people to hospital Discharging people into the community Working with those in care homes Working with children and young people The chapters include case studies based on real life, to show how nurses can deal with complex and daunting scenarios in practice. The book includes clear explanations of all relevant legislation as well as step-by-step guidance on how to deal with situations where mental health law applies. This book is suitable for those preparing to qualify as well as those already qualified and working in a range of healthcare settings. An essential text, this book will empower nurses to practise with confidence. Paperback £23.99 April 2013 216pp ISBN: 978-0-335-24501-7 eBook ISBN: 978-0-335-24502-4 Download a lecturer copy! Visit www.coursesmart.co.uk to register and to watch a video tutorial showing the features of an eTextbook. £ Once registered, you have instant access to all the eTextbooks on CourseSmart £ You can annotate and make notes on your eTextbook £ Your students can rent eTextbooks at discounted prices £ CourseSmart offers multi-publisher content Pull together your reading list and create a customised core text! Starting the semester with a less than perfect content solution? Current text too long, or too short? Would you like to add some different material for a ‘tailored to you’ solution? McGraw-Hill Create™ is our powerful website that allows you to create customised course materials by drawing upon our comprehensive content. What’s more, in 3 simple steps you can: Find Content; Arrange; Personalise. Visit www.mcgrawhillcreate.com/openup to explore or contact [email protected] for more information. Did you know that most of our books are also available as an eBook on Kindle and through other eBook stores? Need multiple copies? Please contact us at [email protected] for a quote. Just recommending a few chapters to your students? Visit www.reference-tree.com Purchasing Books? Visit you local bookstore or order online. Visit www.openup.co.uk and quote code DIRECT to claim 20% discount online.