Care and Treatment Reviews – Key Documents

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Key Documents

Care and Treatment Reviews

Care and Treatment Reviews (CTRs): Policy and Guidance March 2017

Key Changes in the CTR policy

CTR/CETR Code and Toolkit

CTR Guidance and Tools for Commissioners, Panels and People providing Care

Care Education and Treatment Review Code and Toolkit

A guide for commissioners, panel members and people who provide support

Care and Treatment Reviews – Frequently Asked Questions

Easy Read Information

My Care and Treatment Review (CTR)

Care and Treatment Review: Key Lines of Enquiry

Expert by Experience Booklet

Local Area Emergency Protocol, in Care and Treatment Reviews (CTRs): Policy and Guidance (page 102 )

Meeting the Challenge – Guides for Families

Guides on getting the right support for people with a learning disability and behaviour that challenges.


Provides overview of rights under the Mental Health Act, 1983.

Consent to Medical Treatment

Transforming Care. Model Service Specifications: Supporting Implementation of the Service Model

Psychiatric Medication

Psychotropic Drug Prescribing for people with intellectual disability,

mental health problems and/or behaviours that challenge practice guidelines

Getting Help in a Crisis

The Mind Guide to Crisis Services

NICE Quality statement 9: Crisis Planning

Advocacy in Mental Health

Mental Capacity and Mental Illness

Mental Capacity Act 2005

What do ‘mental capacity’ and ‘best interests’ mean?

How do we plan for a successful discharge for my family member?

Getting it right for people with learning disabilities

Transition between inpatient mental health settings and community or care home settings NICE guideline [NG53]

Together Matters: Planning for the Future 

A group that aims to improve lives for people with learning disabilities and their families.

Disability Law Service 

Offers free legal advice to disabled people and their carers.

Independence Pack

Two new resources to help patients in specialist learning disability or mental health hospital services to plan for leaving hospital.

Learning disability and autism resources

Transforming Care for People with Learning Disabilities
– Next Steps

Building the Right Support

Supporting people with a learning disability and/or autism who display behaviour that challenges, including those with a mental health condition (Service model for commissioners of health and social care services)

Green Light Toolkit: Mental Health Services and Support for People with Autism and People with Learning Disabilities

Supporting staff working with people who challenge services:

Guidance for employers (February 2013)

Best practice information and resources for carers working with people with autism. Skills for Care:

Royal College of GPs’  information on Autistic Spectrum Disorders:

Autism Skills and Knowledge List, for workers in generic social care and health services. Part of the ‘Better social care and health outcomes for people with autism’ series.

Health Education England 

Best practice information and resources for health and care staff: 

Positive Behaviour Support

Guidance and best practice information on positive behaviour support for carers.  Skills for Care:

Positive Behavioural Support: A Competence Framework. Positive Behavioural Support (PBS) Coalition UK:

Mini Guide to Positive Behavioural Support Training. Arranging and paying for training in positive behaviour support. Skills for Care and Skills for Health (June 2016):

PBS Academy 

Group of organisations and individuals promoting PBS for people learning disabilities who are at risk of behaviour that challenges:

Mental Health

Rethink Mental Illness Factsheet Library

Learning Disabilities: identifying & managing mental health problems NICE [QS142]

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