702. Eligibility to carry out an eligibility assessment.

In relation to England, a person is eligible to carry out an eligibility assessment1 if that person is approved under the Mental Health Act 19832 and is eligible to carry out a mental health assessment3 or the person is an approved mental health professional4 and is eligible to carry out a best interests assessment5.

In relation to Wales, a person is eligible to carry out an eligibility assessment if that person is eligible to carry out a mental health assessment or a best interests assessment