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25/01/2018 Placeholder image

Guidance to help mental health practitioners interpret the legal basis for treatment in line with best legal and ethical practice. This document was reviewed and updated to reflect key changes to the Mental Health (Scotland) Act 2015.

Publication, Consent to treatment, Good practice guidance, Adults with Incapacity (AWI)
11/09/2017 Advance statements (.pdf, 317KB)

Our guide to making and witnessing advance statements. This document was reviewed and updated in June 2017 to reflect key changes to the Mental Health Act implemented on 30 June 2017.

Publication, Professionals, Consent to treatment, Detention, Good practice guidance, Mental Health Act (MHA), Advance statements
26/06/2017 SIDMA and eating disorder guide (.pdf, 209KB)

Our guidance on significantly impaired decision making ability (SIDMA) and individuals with eating disorders. This document was reviewed in Spring 2017 in light of changes to the Mental Health Act. We found no changes were required. (Hard copy available)

Publication, Good practice guidance, Consent to treatment, Eating disorder
02/02/2017 Covert medication (.pdf, 506KB)

Our guidance on covert medication (reviewed Spring 2017).

Publication, Good practice guidance, Professionals, Carers, Consent to treatment
01/02/2017 Covert Medication care pathway 1 (.pdf, 100KB)

Covert medication care pathway good practice guidance form: non-rewriteable

Forms, Professionals, Consent to treatment, Care home, Hospital, Good practice guidance, Publication