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Find out about the visits the Mental Welfare Commission carry out to check that individuals care and treatment meets their needs and respects their rights
View reports from our themed, focussed and
An analysis of emergency detention certificates that were revoked by approved medical practitioners, compiled by Mira Thomas and Karthik Bommu.
A report on the outcomes of our visits to every adult acute ward in Scotland in 2012.
A report into awareness of section 278 of the Mental Health Act, which places a duty on services to consider the effect of compulsory treatment on parental relations
An interim report on our unannounced visits to people receiving treatment under part five of the Adults with Incapacity Act, or section 47 certificates.
A report into the incidence of immediate re-detentions under short term detention certificates, particularly where a compulsory treatment order was refused by the Tribunal.
A report into the use of detention certificates for people who are already in hospital.
Our visits and telephone interviews with individuals and carers who have had contact with Intensive Home Treatment Services and the service providers, October 2011– February 2012. Amended Mar 2013.
A summary of the outcomes from our focussed visits to hospitals, care homes, prisons and detention centres, specialist services and learning disability care facilities, in 2011-12.
Our visits and telephone interviews with individuals and carers who have had contact with Intensive Home Treatment Services and the service providers, October 2011– February 2012.
Our latest report on themed visits to hospital units for the assessment and treatment of people with learning disabilities in 2011.