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I expect the tricky part is that she is now detained under section 2 MHA. As I am not a direct relative but I am living with her (not as a partner). My friend has a number of day to day matters that require her authority including financial matters and not least her nearest relative under the section 2. With no NR she is forced to comply with all treatment and assessments which may or may not be appropriate and I feel that currently her safest place for care and treatment is at home or a medical ward suitable to her needs and not what she has now. Despite its modern look the hospital is no more than an asylum of the 19th century.,
Thank you for your help so far.
She has direct relatives but....
Her Father is very unwell having suffered a number of strokes, he is not able or willing to take on the role and has expressed his desire for me to take this on. There are siblings but again they are either medically unable to take the role or are part of the current problem. She is uncontactable but would also actively work to the detriment of my friend. I've known my friend for around 20 years although this current situation means that I live in her house and am providing 24 hour care as her carer.