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Mental Health Act Office

The Mental Health Act (MHA) Department provides a service that is easily accessible to all inpatient units. ensuring legal documents are received appropriately.

The team provides a regular programme of MHA training for staff through the Learning Education and Development Department. Bespoke training can also be arranged.

The role of the MHA Department is to ensure that professionals are working in accordance with legislation, ensuring patient safeguards are met. 

The department’s works with staff, service users and independent members to safeguard and ensure all mental health processes can be challenged safely and fairly.

We work in partnership with our local authority colleagues.  Cardiff Council's website provides useful for information about the Mental Capacity Act for the general public.


If you would like any further information about what we do please contact us on 029 2182 4744.  You can also write to us or visit us at:

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