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Social care and your rights

Find information about social care support and how the law affects mental health rights.

Top tasks in Social care and your rights

  • Mental health and the law

    Read information about how the law affects your mental health rights, including:

    • how the law can help mental health care
    • sectioning and detainment
    • mental health capacity and consent
  • Getting help from social care

    Read information about how social care can support mental health, including:

    • how to receive social care
    • information on different types of social care
    • benefits of social care
  • Help for carers

    Read tips and support for mental health carers, including:

    • advice for carers in challenging situations
    • finding support for your own mental health
    • benefits and financial support