Mental Health Act And Consent Issues

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Mental Health Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When a child presents under the age of 16 years (select one or more that apply):
    • A. 

      The legal guardian should be contacted

    • B. 

      A child protection notification may need to be made

    • C. 

      They can consent to major medical decisions

    • D. 

      Only the custodial parent should be contacted

  • 2. 
    When separated or divorced the parent who has custody is considered the legal guardian
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    A young person can be detained under the Mental Health Act if (select all that apply):
    • A. 

      They are deemed to have a mental illness

    • B. 

      Their parents consent

    • C. 

      They require treatment to protect themselves or others

    • D. 

      They have previously been detained

  • 4. 
    Following a young person being detained under the Mental Health Act, they must be re-examined by a psychiatrist or authorised medical practitioner 24 hours after the detention to confirm or revoke the order.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Once confirmed, a Level 1 detention order under the Mental Health Acts lasts for a maximum of:
    • A. 

      14 days

    • B. 

      7 days

    • C. 

      48 hours

    • D. 

      21 days