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28 Apr, 2022 | .pdf, 1.6 MB
This report reflects on the key messages highlighted in our prison themed visit report of 2011. Ten years on, we wanted to learn about how practice had evolved, whether the intended improvements linked to the transfer of health care responsibility from the Scottish Prison Service (SPS) to NHS Scotland had had a meaningful impact and we aimed to highlight and respond to any other issues identified and raised with us. It was also necessary to understand the unprecedented impact of the Covid-19 global pandemic and its effect on prisoners and their care and treatment in custody.
23 Sep, 2021 | .pdf, 2 MB
We wanted to explore how well Scotland’s mental health sector performs in relation to racial equality.
To address this we looked at six themes: ethnicity and detention under the Mental Health Act; the views of people with lived experience; the experience and training of Scotland’s mental health services workforce; racial equality in that workforce; and recording and reporting of ethnicity across mental health services; including in the Commission’s own work.
3 Sep, 2020 | .pdf, 1 MB
As part of our eating disorders themed visit in 2020, we gathered information about services developed for individuals with eating disorders across Scotland. We are aware from our work that services that look after individuals with eating disorders are very varied across the country.
30 Jan, 2020 | .pdf, 1.2 MB
In this visit we focused specifically on NHS in-patients in rehabilitation services. The function of a specialist inpatient rehabilitation service is to help patients gain or regain the skills and confidence needed to progress their recovery.
29 Jun, 2016 | .pdf, 797.8 KB
This is the first study the Commission has carried out into perinatal mental health care in Scotland. In this themed visit, we focus mainly on the care of women with severe postnatal mental illness who require admission to hospital.
24 Mar, 2015 | .pdf, 531.3 KB
Summary of key findings from collaborative work between the Care Inspectorate and the Mental Welfare Commission - secure services for children.
23 Oct, 2014 | .pdf, 414.8 KB
The Commission and the Care Inspectorate visited young people in Scottish secure care settings, who had identified mental health difficulties, and who may be supported or referred for assessment to specialist Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS). The visits were completed in early 2014.
31 Jul, 2011 | .pdf, 487.2 KB
This report reflects our findings from a programme of visits that took place across Scotland between April and July 2011 to individuals with severe and enduring mental illness in rehabilitation and continuing care wards based in psychiatric hospitals across Scotland.