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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.

10 matching publications.

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Rights in Mind Evaluation Report

25 Jul, 2018 | .pdf, 724.3 KB

A research study carried out for the Mental Welfare Commission by Reid-Howie Associates (RHA) between January and April 2018, to examine the implementation of 'Rights in Mind' materials produced by the Commission.

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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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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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Capacity - Carer Opinion

31 May, 2017 | .pdf, 32.3 KB

Findings from our consultations with carers, looking at issues surrounding capacity. Carer opinion has been gathered from carer support meetings and discussions with individual carers, including those caring for individuals with mental illness, dementia, learning disability and autism.

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Scotland's Mental Health and Capacity Law: the Case for Reform

31 May, 2017 | .pdf, 936.1 KB

This report - written by Colin McKay and Professor Jill Stavert - provides an analysis and discussion of some of the major issues faced by Scottish mental health and capacity legislation.

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Capacity, Detention, Supported Decision Making and Mental Ill Health

31 May, 2017 | .pdf, 198 KB

Findings from our consultations with service users and carer groups, looking at issues around supported decision making and impaired judgement.

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Human rights in Mental Health Care in Scotland

28 Sep, 2015 | .pdf, 642.8 KB

 joint report between the Scottish Human Rights Commission and the Mental Welfare Commission on progress towards meeting Commitment 5 of the Mental Health Strategy for Scotland 2012-2015.

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Private Welfare Guardians

28 Apr, 2015 | .pdf, 327.6 KB

A new survey by the Mental Welfare Commission shows that nine out of 10 people who recently applied to become welfare guardians would advise others in their situation to do the same.

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Guardianship research, analysis and projects 2014

20 Apr, 2015 | .pdf, 2.7 MB

This report outlines research and analysis undertaken for the Commission in 2014 regarding welfare and financial guardianship.