Mental Health Strategies and Policies
Find out about different strategies and policies Worcestershire County Council follows to support people with their mental health.
Worcestershire County Council uses the Care Act 2014 to determine how we support adults of Worcestershire and their Carers.
Our mental health social care strategies show our ambition for mental health services in Worcestershire. To help us achieve our strategies we have developed several policies which set out how we will work. Our policies are a set of guidelines which are followed to ensure we are providing the best service to Worcestershire residents as possible.
Below you will find strategies and policies relating to our vision for Mental Health Social Care.
Policies are a set of guidelines which Local Authorities put in place and follow to ensure they are providing the best service to Worcestershire residents as possible.
On this page you will find our policies about how we strive to enable people in Worcestershire to improve their mental health and the support we provide.
Mental Health Act Section 117 Policy and Procedure
This policy describes the statutory framework for managing and supporting persons to whom section 117 of the Mental Health Act 1983 applies across Worcestershire. The purpose of the policy is to:
- provide a consistent approach across Herefordshire and Worcestershire ICS
- clarify agreements for the funding of Section 117 between the CCG and the local authority