Protection of the Property of People Who Use Services (January 2005 Reviewed October 2008)

For use by 2gether NHS Foundation Trust* Integrated Health and Social Care Teams
(*Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust was formed in October 2019. This followed the merger of 2gether NHS Foundation Trust and Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust, to provide joined-up physical health, mental health and learning disability services.

The revisions to the current policy, based on the GCC policy seeks to include the changes introduced by the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and to update the names of relevant services and roles in the integrated health and social care service for adults of working age in Gloucestershire

  • the policy has been amended to reflect the management/decision-making in the trust
  • the policy has been amended to respond to the introduction of attorneys and deputies with Lasting Power of Attorney, in place of and alongside attorneys with enduring power of attorney and receivers (associated GCC policies "Mental Capacity Act 2005 Summary and Guidance", "Guidance for staff on helping Service Users manage their Financial and Welfare Affairs", Appointees and Deputies Policy and Procedure")
  • the multi-professional Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment teams hold the gate-keeping role for admission to mental health hospitals for adults of working age.

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