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Publications

  • We produce service user & carer leaflets to help explain our role, help people understand their rights and to promote best practice in the use of mental health and incapacity law.

  • Download corporate reports about the Mental Welfare Commission including our Strategic plan, Business plan and information about who we are and what we do.

  • We work with professionals, service users and carers to produce guidance on the best practice in tricky areas of mental health and incapacity law.

  • We carry out an investigation when we believe something may have gone seriously wrong with an individual's care and treatment. Here you can view all of our investigation reports. .

  • Find reports from our themed, monitoring and focussed visits. Also find information about the different types of visits we do and why we carry them out.

  • A list of Mental Health Act and Adults with Incapacity forms. includes RES forms, ADM forms and Appendix A and E.

  • Our independent overview of the operation of the Mental Health (Care & Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003 and the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000

  • We respond to consultations where our knowledge and expertise means we can make an important contribution. You can read our consultation responses here.

  • We have produced advice notes to give information and advice about specific aspects of care and treatment under the Mental Health Act and the Adults with Incapacity Act.