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Consumer resources

The following resources are available to help you understand the provisions for patients and support persons in the Mental Health Act 2016.

Key document

The Statement of Rights (PDF, 998KB) contains important information about your rights under the Mental Health Act 2016

Guides and forms

The Guide to Patient Rights (PDF 449KB) summarises the provisions of the Mental Health Act 2016 relating to the rights of patients.

The Advance health directive for mental health: guide and form for completing an advance health directive (PDF, 2,182KB) provides information about making an advance health directive for mental health.

Advance health directive form for online completion: provides the Advance health directive guide and interactive form (PDF, 6MB). The form can be saved and/or printed. Please note only the form will print when printing is selected.

Revocation of advance health directive form (PDF, 644 KB) . The form can be completed online, saved and/or printed.

Nominated support persons form for online completion: provides the nominated support person guide and form (PDF, 1037 KB) . The form can be completed online, saved and/or printed. Please note only the form will print when printing is selected.

Revocation or resignation of appointment of nominated support person (PDF, 624 KB) . The form can be completed online, saved and/or printed.

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Last updated: 9 March 2017