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Good Practice

  • We work with professionals, people who receive care and treatment, and carers to produce guidance on best practice in tricky areas of mental health and incapacity law.

  • Find advice collected about the operation of mental health and incapacity legislation in Scotland.


    Advice notes
  • We respond to consultations where our knowledge and expertise means we can make an important contribution.

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

  • We are often asked what should be reported to the Commission. Find guidance on the incidents that should be reported.