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Adult Support and Protection Code of Practice

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Annex A - Links to other legislation and guidance

The following are a selection of links to other legislation, guidance and organisations most relevant to the Code. A lot of other guidance and links are available on Scottish Government adult support and protection site, WithScotland site and of course via Local Councils and other agencies.

1. Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007

http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Health/Support-Social-Care/Adult-Support-Protection

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2007/10/contents

2. Adults with Incapacity (AWI)

http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Justice/Civil/awi

3. Adults with Incapacity- communication and assessing capacity

http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2008/02/01151101/0

4. Comparison of ASP Act, AWI and Mental health Act

http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2009/02/25110701/2

5. Appropriate Adults Scheme

www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Justice/law/victims-witnesses/Appropriate-Adult

6. Alcohol and drug partnerships

http://www.drugmisuse.isdscotland.org/dat/dat.htm

7. Breathing space - depression and suicide

http://www.breathingspacescotland.co.uk/bspace/CCC_FirstPage.jsp

8. Child Protection and the Children and Young people (Scotland) Act 2014

http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2010/12/09134441/6

http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/People/Young-People

9. Counselling, mediation, and victim support

http://www.victimsupportsco.demon.co.uk/

10. Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme (CICS) 2001

www.cica.gov.uk

11. Choose life - reducing suicide

http://www.chooselife.net/whatwedo.aspx

12. Equality and human rights commission in Scotland.

http://www.equalityhumanrights.com/scotland/

13. Human trafficking/commercial sexual exploitation

http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Justice/crimes/humantraffick

14. Guidance on the Involvement of GPs in Multi-agency Protection Arrangements (2013)

http://withscotland.org/resources/guidance-on-the-involvement-of-gps-in-multi-agency-protection-arrangements

15. Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003

http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Health/health/mental-health/mhlaw

16. Office of the Information Commissioner's framework Code of practice for sharing information

http://ico.gov.uk/for_organisations/data_protection/the_guide

17. Office of the Public Guardian

http://www.publicguardian-scotland.gov.uk/

18. Public Concern at Work - provides legal, practical and policy advice on whistle blowing

http://www.pcaw.org.uk/

19. Scottish Independent Advocacy Alliance

http://www.siaa.org.uk/

20. Scottish Business resilience centre - for financial harm

http://www.sbcc.org.uk/

21. Scottish human rights commission

http://www.scottishhumanrights.com/

22. Scottish Womens aid (Domestic Abuse)

http://www.scottishwomensaid.org.uk/

23. Survivor Scotland (support for survivors of child sexual abuse)

http://www.survivorscotland.org.uk

24. Trading standards Scotland and Citizens advice - for financial harm

http://www.adviceguide.org.uk/scotland/consumer_s/consumer_protection_for_the_consumer_e/protection_trading_standards_e.htm

25. The Mental Welfare Commission (MWC) for Scotland

www.mwcscot.org.uk

26. The Princess Royal Trust for Carers

http://www.carers.org/

27. Victims of Crime in Scotland

http://www.scottishvictimsofcrime.co.uk/exec_ccc/VC_FirstPage.jsp?pContentID=275&

28. Vulnerable Witnesses (Scotland) Act 2004

http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2005/04/04143522/35246

29. WithScotland - adult and child protection agency

http://withscotland.org/