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Mental Health (Wales) Measure 2010

Section 26 – Assessments: further provision

45.In all cases it is important that the person is aware of the findings of their assessment, and mental health service providers are required to provide a written report of their assessment which sets out what, if any, services that may improve or prevent a deterioration in the person’s mental health have been identified.

46.Both the assessment and the written outcome of assessment should be undertaken in a timely manner, as soon as reasonably practicable after a request is made. The Welsh Ministers can specify the time period that reports must be made in.

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