pdf Community Treatment Order Policy (534 KB)

pdf Policy on a Page - Community Treatment Order
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• This policy applies to all Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

• This policy relates to Sections 17A-G Mental Health Act 1983

• This policy sets out procedures for implementing Community Treatment Orders (CTOs), recall of CTO patients to hospital, revocation of CTOs, treatment of CTO patients in hospital and in the community and discharge of CTOs

• This policy explains the relationship between CTOs, guardianship and section 17 leave of absence under the Mental Health Act 1983 (MHA)

• There is no legal provision for statutory CTO paperwork to be amended, so clinical staff must ensure that all CTO paperwork is checked by an MHA Co-ordinator before it is due to take legal effect.

If you would like to see the Equality & Human Rights Impact Analysis (EHRIA), please click on the link below:

pdf EHRIA - Community Treatment Order (487 KB)