Adult Support and Protection revised Code of Practice

This revised Code of Practice is to replace the Code of Practice published in 2008.

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

2. Adults with Incapacity (AWI)

3. Adults with Incapacity- communication and assessing capacity

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

5. Appropriate Adults Scheme

6. Alcohol and drug partnerships

7. Breathing space - depression and suicide

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

9. Counselling, mediation, and victim support

10. Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme (CICS) 2001

11. Choose life - reducing suicide

12. Equality and human rights commission in Scotland.

13. Human trafficking/commercial sexual exploitation

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

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

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

17. Office of the Public Guardian

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

19. Scottish Independent Advocacy Alliance

20. Scottish Business resilience centre - for financial harm

21. Scottish human rights commission

22. Scottish Womens aid (Domestic Abuse)

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

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

25. The Mental Welfare Commission (MWC) for Scotland

26. The Princess Royal Trust for Carers

27. Victims of Crime in Scotland

28. Vulnerable Witnesses (Scotland) Act 2004

29. WithScotland - adult and child protection agency


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