Nearest Relative Rights
Nearest Relative Rights and their own right to request consideration of a Mental Health Act Assessment
The rights of a Nearest Relative to request formal intervention is a vital piece of legislation to allow full assessment of a Next of Kin in respect of the need for intervention from Mental Health Services. This is a vital fail safeguard for those who lack the ability to understand the need for help and support.
Nearest relatives rights from Mind
Nearest Relative - Fact sheet from Rethink Mental Illness