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.
View reports from our monitoring
Our report on homelessness and mental ill health, based on the findings of a small-scale study we conducted in 2016-17.
Our report following a series of announced visits carried out by the Mental Welfare Commission to all adult mental health admission wards in Scotland in 2016.
In this themed visit we interviewed 59 people who were living in the community, and were receiving care, treatment and support from community mental health services.
A summary of our recommendations and outcomes from our local visits in 2015.
This is the first study the Commission has carried out into perinatal mental health care in Scotland. In this themed visit, we focus mainly on the care of women with severe postnatal mental illness who require admission to hospital.
Perintal themed visits: results of consultant's survey
Our report following a series of announced and unannounced visits to all intensive psychiatric care units in Scotland during 2015.
We visited all 18 hospital units for people with learning disability (excluding forensic units) from August to October 2015. This is a summary of our findings and concerns.
A summary of our findings and recommendations from our visits to people on Community Compulsory Treatment Orders (CCTOs) in 2015.
This report details what we found when we visited the twenty four NHS wards providing acute assessment for older people with functional mental illness in Scotland.