16 Jul, 2020 | .pdf, 2.2 MB
The following paper reflects the voice, experience and opinions that people with lived
experience, and their families/carers, provided for the Commission around their work on the good practice guide Use of seclusion. It will inform our work and future reports on this subject but is not, in itself, an expression of the Commission’s views on this area.
2 Dec, 2015 | .pdf, 395.3 KB
This advice note considers the issues for organisations such as care homes who may be considering using hidden surveillance. It also looks at the subject from the point of view of families and friends of people who are cared for by such organisations, and who may themselves be considering using hidden surveillance.
13 Feb, 2015 | .pdf, 150.8 KB
Guidance on principles and best practice in implementing specified persons regulations under the Mental Health (Care & Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003 in relation to restrictions around patients' correspondence or use of telephones, and relating to safety and security.