This guide published by Rethink Mental Illness is designed to help GP surgeries make reasonable adjustments for people affected by mental illness, as outlined in the Equality Act 2010.
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The Equality Act 2010 confers a duty on GP practices to make ‘reasonable adjustments’ for people with a disability. This constitutes the removal of policies that make access for disabled people ‘impossible’ or ‘unreasonably difficult’.
This guide offers practical examples of how to make reasonable adjustments for people with a mental illness so that your practice can fulfil its legal obligations under the Equality Act 2010.