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