Find out what we did last year to protect and promote the rights
of people with mental illness, learning disabilities, dementia and
Read the minutes of our latest Board meetings here
We carry out our statutory duties by
focussing on five main areas of work. They are:
This section has information about the
main activities we carry out in order to fulfill this
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.