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Find out what we did last year to protect and promote the rights of people with mental illness, learning disabilities, dementia and related conditions.

Annual report 2015-16

Read the minutes of our latest Board meetings here

Board minutes

What we do

  • Find out about the visits the Mental Welfare Commission carries out to check that the care and treatment meets the needs of the individual and respects their rights.

  • Find out how the Mental Welfare Commission monitors the Acts to ensure individual care and treatment is lawful, safe and in line with good practice.

  • Find out how and why the Mental Welfare Commission investigates when we think someone is not getting the right care and treatment.

  • Find out how the Mental Welfare Commission can help with your queries about mental health care and treatment.

  • Find out how we work with stakeholders to help develop services that safeguard people’s rights and improve their care and treatment.

  • We respond to consultations where our knowledge and expertise means we can make an important contribution.