796. Transfer of guardianship by order of the county court.

If it appears to the county court1 on application made by an approved mental health professional2 acting on behalf of the local social services authority3 that any person other than a local social services authority having the guardianship of a patient4 received into guardianship5 has performed his functions negligently or in a manner contrary to the interests of the welfare of the patient, the court may order that the guardianship of the patient be transferred to the local social services authority or to any other person approved for the purpose by that authority