10 Mar, 2015 | .pdf, 186.3 KB
Guidance on the circumstances it would be appropriate, with the agreement of the guardian and adult, either to reduce the frequency of supervision, or cease to supervise a welfare guardianship altogether.
12 Feb, 2012 | .pdf, 746 KB
Mr and Mrs D, a couple with learning disabilities, suffered years of abuse at the hands of their power of attorney. The Commission has called for the local authority to apologise for falling to protect them (full anonymised report).
1 Jan, 2010 | .pdf, 499 KB
A collaborative practice guide between the Social Work Inspection Agency ( now SCSWIS) and the Commission identifying the need for improvements in arrangements for the supervision and support of welfare guardians. (Please see amendments to the Act at: http://www.mwcscot.org.uk/good-practice/comision-advice/guidance-on-the-changes-introduced-by-an-amendment-to-the-regulations-concerning-the-supervision-of-welfare-guardians,-in-june-2014/)
1 Mar, 2007 | .pdf, 179 KB
Guidance for those working to provide residential care for people with a learning disability, mental illness or dementia, including a 'Guardianship Checklist' - a guide to information we would expect to see in the file of an individual subject to welfare guardianship.