Section aah7, Mental Health Act 1983 LCREM(redirected from application for guardianship)
Section aah7, Mental Health Act 1983 LCREMA section of the Mental Health Act which enables patients to receive community care where it cannot be provided without the use of compulsory powers. The guardian, usually a social worker, can require the patient to live in a specified place, to attend at specified places for treatment and to allow authorised persons access.
Application for a Section 7 is made by an Approved Mental Health Professional or, very rarely, by the nearest relative and two medical (doctor) recommendations.
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