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Monitoring the Acts

Every year we produce an independent overview of the operation of the Mental Health (Care & Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003 and the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000.

Monitoring the Mental Health Act

Monitoring the Adults with Incapacity Act

Advance statements

Advance statements are a powerful way of ensuring that people with mental health problems are listened to, even when they are unwell. Even so, we guess that only a small number of people who are treated for mental ill health are aware of them.

Rights in Mind

This pathway is designed to help staff in mental health services ensure that patients have their human rights respected at key points in their treatment.