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  • 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.

  • We produce service user and carer leaflets to explain our role, help people understand their rights, and to promote best practice in the use of mental health and incapacity law.

  • We carry out an investigation when we believe something may have gone seriously wrong with an individual's care and treatment. Here you can view all of our investigation reports.

  • We publish reports of our visits to individuals in hospitals, care homes and prisons. We call these local visits.

  • We visit people with similar health issues or situations across the country. We call these themed visits. Recent themes include homelessness, adult acute and perinatal.

  • Find corporate reports about the Commission including our strategic plan, business plan, and information about who we are and what we do.

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

  • A list of Mental Health Act and Adults with Incapacity forms, including RES forms, ADM forms and Appendix A and E.

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

    Consultation responses
  • We produce advice notes to give information and advice about specific aspects of care and treatment under the Mental Health Act and the Adults with Incapacity Act.