34 matching publications.
23 Jun, 2017 | .pdf, 457.7 KB
Guide on best practice in responding to incidents of violence in learning disability and mental health settings. This document was reviewed in Spring 2017 in light of changes to the Mental Health Act. The previous title was 'Zero Tolerance: Responding to violence in mental health or learning disability care settings'.
24 May, 2017 | .pdf, 395.7 KB
This guide explains how and where human rights impact on mental health care delivery, and how staff can best ensure that the key rights are respected and promoted. It is intended to be both a reference guide and an improvement resource.
13 Feb, 2015 | .pdf, 133.7 KB
Guidance on principles and best practice in implementing specified persons regulations under the Mental Health (Care & Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003 in relation to restrictions around patients' correspondence or use of telephones, and relating to safety and security.
1 Jan, 2010 | .pdf, 499 KB
A collaborative practice guide between the Social Work Inspection Agency ( now SCSWIS) and the Commission identifying the need for improvements in arrangements for the supervision and support of welfare guardians. (Please see amendments to the Act at: http://www.mwcscot.org.uk/good-practice/comision-advice/guidance-on-the-changes-introduced-by-an-amendment-to-the-regulations-concerning-the-supervision-of-welfare-guardians,-in-june-2014/)
1 Mar, 2007 | .pdf, 179 KB
Guidance for those working to provide residential care for people with a learning disability, mental illness or dementia, including a 'Guardianship Checklist' - a guide to information we would expect to see in the file of an individual subject to welfare guardianship.