line: 0131 313 8777 or
0800 389 6809
The Mental Welfare Commission produces a range of publications,
from investigations into the treatment of individuals, to good
practice guides for professionals.
Our publications are for a range of audiences including
professionals, service users and carers. You can download all of
our publications from our website. We also have hard copies of many
of our reports available. To request a hard copy, please contact
our Communications department on 0131 313 8782 or email email@example.com.
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.
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.
Download corporate reports about the Mental Welfare Commission including our Strategic plan, Business plan and information about who we are and what we do.
Our independent overview of the operation of the Mental Health (Care & Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003 and the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000
A list of Mental Health Act and Adults with Incapacity forms. includes RES forms, ADM forms and Appendix A and E.
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.
for a publication by name, date or subject.