Community Treatment Orders (CTOs)

Community Treatment Orders (CTOs)

  • Community Treatment Orders are a contentious issue.
  • When used sparingly – in a proportionate manner – CTOs can be a highly effective means of ensuring that appropriate community treatment and care is received.
  • Please see the Non-Medical Approved Clinician CTO Pilot Report tab, for a succinct definition of this vulnerable group of service-users.
  • This final report also highlights the added value that [non-medical] Approved Clinicians have brought to the workforce in Norfolk & Suffolk, Staffordshire, Cumbria and Northumberland, Tyne & Wear.