Clearer sentencing guidelines offer more support for vulnerable adults
Analysis Previous     Next

Clearer sentencing guidelines offer more support for vulnerable adults

Nick Evans Health journalist

Sentencing Council to strengthen legal rights of people with mental health disorders and learning disabilities

New guidelines for sentencing adult offenders with mental health disorders and learning disabilities came into force in England and Wales at the start of October.

Mental Health Practice. 23, 6, 6-8. doi: 10.7748/mhp.23.6.6.s2

Want to read more?

Subscribe for unlimited access

Try 1 month’s access for just £1 and get:

Your subscription package includes:
  • Full access to the website and the online archive
  • Bi-monthly digital edition
  • RCNi Portfolio and interactive CPD quizzes
  • RCNi Learning with 200+ evidence-based modules
  • 10 articles a month from any other RCNi journal
Subscribe
Already subscribed? Log in

Alternatively, you can purchase access to this article for the next seven days. Buy now

Or