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We produce a range of publications, for professionals, people with mental ill health and families/carers. You can download them from our website. We have copies of some materials – contact us to enquire.

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Carers and Confidentiality

5 Dec, 2018 | .pdf, 698.9 KB

Good practice guidance on how to balance the principle of carer involvement with the patient's right to confidentiality.

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Appendix 1 - The Right to Advocacy

13 Mar, 2018 | .pdf, 10.7 MB

This appendix is attached to the report 'The Right to Advocacy' which reviewed how local authorities and NHS Boards are discharging their responsibilities under the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) Act 2003. This document contains full responses and associated documents to a questionnaire sent out in July 2017.

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The Right to Advocacy

13 Mar, 2018 | .pdf, 628.6 KB

This report is a review of how local authorities and NHS Boards are discharging their responsibilities under the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003. Information was collected in questionnaires, and full responses can be found in 'Appendix 1 - The Right to Advocacy, adults' and 'Appendix 2 - The Right to Advocacy, children and young people'.

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Appendix 2 - The Right to Advocacy, Children and Young People

13 Mar, 2018 | .pdf, 3.6 MB

This appendix is attached to the report 'The Right to Advocacy' which reviewed how local authorities and NHS Boards are discharging their responsibilities under the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003. This document contains full responses and associated documents to a questionnaire sent out in July 2017.

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Working with Independent Advocates

1 Sep, 2017 | .pdf, 645 KB

Information to help practitioners understand the role of independent advocacy, with guidance on dealing with difficult situations.