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Mental Health (Wales) Measure 2010

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9Conduct of primary mental health assessments

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(1)A primary mental health assessment is an analysis of an individual’s mental health which identifies–

(a)the local primary mental health treatment (if any) which might improve or prevent a deterioration in the individual’s mental health (any treatment so identified must be provided: see sections 3 and 5); and

(b)other services (if any) which might improve or prevent a deterioration in the individual’s mental health.

(2)The local mental health partners must ensure that the assessment is carried out by an individual who is eligible to carry out primary mental health assessments under regulations made under section 47.

(3)The reference to other services in subsection (1)(b) is a reference to–

(a)secondary mental health services;

(b)services of a type that are normally provided by primary care providers;

(c)community care services (not being secondary mental health services);

(d)services provided under Part III of the Children Act 1989 (not being secondary mental health services);

(e)housing or well-being services; and

(f)education or training which may be beneficial to an individual’s mental health.

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