Select Committee on the Health Services: Memorandum from the Department of Health on submissions made on the mental treatment service, the problem of the mentally handicapped and the care of the aged.

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/574164
Title:
Select Committee on the Health Services: Memorandum from the Department of Health on submissions made on the mental treatment service, the problem of the mentally handicapped and the care of the aged.
Authors:
Department of Health (DoH)
Citation:
Department of Health. 1962. Select Committee on the Health Services: Memorandum from the Department of Health on submissions made on the mental treatment service, the problem of the mentally handicapped and the care of the aged. Dublin: Department of Health (DoH)
Publisher:
Department of Health (DoH)
Issue Date:
Oct-1962
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/574164
Item Type:
Legislation
Language:
en
Description:
Each health authority has a general duty to provide sufficient accommodation for treating patients entitled to use the mental treatment service. Practically all the patients received under the service are received in the local authority mental hospitals and these at present accommodate about 19,000 patients. The Mental Treatment Acts provide for three different categories of patients. Voluntary patients...temporary patients... and patients of unsound mind...
Keywords:
HEALTH SERVICES AND THEIR MANAGEMENT; MENTAL AND BEHAVIOURAL DISORDER; HOSPITAL; PATIENT; LEARNING DISABILITY; OLDER PEOPLE

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorDepartment of Health (DoH)en
dc.date.accessioned2015-08-17T13:02:10Zen
dc.date.available2015-08-17T13:02:10Zen
dc.date.issued1962-10en
dc.identifier.citationDepartment of Health. 1962. Select Committee on the Health Services: Memorandum from the Department of Health on submissions made on the mental treatment service, the problem of the mentally handicapped and the care of the aged. Dublin: Department of Health (DoH)en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/574164en
dc.descriptionEach health authority has a general duty to provide sufficient accommodation for treating patients entitled to use the mental treatment service. Practically all the patients received under the service are received in the local authority mental hospitals and these at present accommodate about 19,000 patients. The Mental Treatment Acts provide for three different categories of patients. Voluntary patients...temporary patients... and patients of unsound mind...en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherDepartment of Health (DoH)en
dc.subjectHEALTH SERVICES AND THEIR MANAGEMENTen
dc.subjectMENTAL AND BEHAVIOURAL DISORDERen
dc.subjectHOSPITALen
dc.subjectPATIENTen
dc.subjectLEARNING DISABILITYen
dc.subjectOLDER PEOPLEen
dc.titleSelect Committee on the Health Services: Memorandum from the Department of Health on submissions made on the mental treatment service, the problem of the mentally handicapped and the care of the aged.en
dc.typeLegislationen
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