If a local social services authority1 has reason to think that an application for admission to hospital2 or a guardianship application3 may need to be made in respect of a patient4 within its area, it must make arrangements for an approved mental health professional5 to consider the patient's case on their behalf6. If that professional is satisfied that such an application ought to be made in respect of the patient and he is of the opinion, having regard to any wishes expressed by relatives of the patient or any other relevant circumstances, that it is necessary or proper for
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