Qualifying patients are those patients who are: - detained under the MHA (even if they are currently on leave of absence from hospital) apart from those patients detained under sections 4, 5(2), 5(4), 135 or 136; - conditionally discharged restricted patients; - subject to Guardianship under the Act; or - on Supervised Community Treatment (SCT); - being considered for a treatment to which section 57 applies ( a section 57 treatment); - under 18 and being considered for electro-convulsive therapy or any other treatment to which section 58a applies ( a section 58a treatment~).
What does SCT stand for?
SCT stands for Supervised Community Treatment (UK)
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We have 382 other meanings of SCT in our Acronym Attic
- Strategic Component Team
- Strathclyde Compression Transform
- Stray Cat Theatre (Arizona)
- Structural Collapse Technician (emergency rescue)
- Subcutaneous Cellular Tissue (biology)
- Subroutine Call Table
- Subset Cut Technique
- Super Capacity Tactical (firearm; Sig Sauer)
- Superframe Composition Table
- Superior Court
Samples in periodicals archive:
The number of people subject to a Supervised Community Treatment Order also increased by just one, from 39 between 2009 and 2010 to 40 between 2010 and 2011.
The report, In-patients formally detained in hospitals under the Mental Health Act 1983 and patients subject to supervised community treatment, annual figures, England 2009/10, contains the first full year's figures about the use of supervised community treatment (SCT).
The Health minister Rosie Winterton said supervised community treatment was aimed at "revolving door" patients who were discharged from hospital but deteriorated and needed readmitting because they failed to take their medication or keep in touch with healthcare staff.