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The Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland today released a report on its visits to adults subject to guardianship. Guardianship orders are used to safeguard those who lack the capacity to make their own decisions.
New figures published today by the Mental Welfare Commission show a continued rise in the use of guardianship orders in Scotland.
This checklist can be used in most circumstances when a person who lacks some capacity is admitted to a residential unit or care home under guardianship.