851. Duty to appoint care coordinator.

(11)     Care Coordinators: Wales

851.     Duty to appoint care coordinator.

The relevant mental health service provider1 for a relevant patient2 must appoint an individual as care coordinator for the patient to perform in relation to the patient the functions conferred on care coordinators by and under Part 23 of the Mental Health (Wales) Act 20104. This duty is to be performed as soon as is reasonably practicable after an individual becomes a relevant patient or, in a case where an individual permanently ceases to be appointed as a relevant patient's care coordinator, that