This section gives links to documents which
provide a high level overview on where we are as an organisation,
what we are aiming to achieve and the actions we need to take to
Delivery and Strategy - Corporate Planning
Every year, we produce an independent overview of the operation
of the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003 and
the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000.
The Commission produces both an Annual Report and an Annual
Monitoring Report. The Monitoring report contains detailed
Corporate policies and procedures
Our services and functions
You can find out more about our visits within our Visiting People section.
Our advice line
Our telephone service is available Monday to Thursday
9am to 5pm and on Fridays from 9am to 4.30pm. We use a callback
system where we take brief details of your query and a contact
number. This means our staff can try to look into some background
on your query before calling you back.
You can leave a message on our answer service from 5pm (4.30pm on
Fridays) and at weekends.
Call us on 0131 313 8777. We also operate a freephone, 0800 389
6809, for service users and carers only.
If you have an enquiry that is not urgent, you can contact us by
e-mail at: email@example.com.
Every year, we produce Statistical
Monitoring Reports which are available from our website under
our publications section.
We also publish Good Practice Guidance in response
to what we see and hear about practical or ethical difficulties in
applying mental health and incapacity law.
From March 2016 we publish reports of our local visits to
individuals in hospitals, care homes and prisons. We call these Local Visits Reports.
To see the full range of our publications, visit the Publications section of our
Our investigations and investigation reports
Use the links below to read more about our
How we carry out investigations
Jobs at the Mental Welfare Commission for
Our current vacancies can be
found on our website, or by calling 0131 313
8777 and asking to speak to someone in our HR
If you need hard copies of vacancy documentation you can call us
on 0131 313 8777 or you can email us on firstname.lastname@example.org.