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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.
20 May, 2021 | .pdf, 1.4 MB
Local intelligence gathering and calls to the Commission’s advice line in the early stages of the Covid-19 pandemic suggested that people who were in hospital and lacked capacity may have been moved from hospital to care homes without full understanding of the legal requirements to ensure rights are upheld and the move to care was lawful. Specific concerns related to the use or otherwise of Section 13ZA of the Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968 particularly in the context of the Coronavirus (Scotland) Act 2020 (‘the Coronavirus Act’).
6 Apr, 2021 | .pdf, 1.8 MB
This is the Commission’s first Children’s Rights Report since we were made an authority under the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014, with duties to report every three years on the work we have undertaken to further the rights of children and young people in Scotland.
13 Aug, 2020 | .pdf, 1.3 MB
In January 2020, the Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland (the Commission) undertook stakeholder feedback research. The aim of the research was to explore perceptions of the Commission and its impact, to understand what the Commission is doing well and to identify any areas for improvements.
13 Jan, 2020 | .pdf, 80.7 KB
This agreement is intended to promote an effective working relationship and information sharing protocol between the Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland (MWC) and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) in Scotland on areas of mutual interest.
1 Mar, 2019 | .pdf, 434.6 KB
This is the Commission’s strategy for engagement and participation with stakeholders, including people who use services, users, carers, professionals and organisations for the next three years. It has been developed to support the achievement of our strategic priorities, as set out in our five year strategic plan.
14 Dec, 2016 | .pdf, 320.5 KB
This strategy builds on the Stakeholder Involvement and Feedback Strategy 2014-17. It deals specifically with our engagement with organisations and professional groups, and sits alongside the Engagement Strategy for Individuals and Carers.