Publication - Research and analysis

The Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000: Learning From Experience

Published: 28 Oct 2004

This report presents findings from a project examining the operation of Parts 2, 3 and 6 of the Act, which explored implementation, usage levels and people's experiences of using the legislations.

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The Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000: Learning From Experience
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THE Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000: LEARNING FROM EXPERIENCE

REFERENCES

Advocacy Safeguards Agency (2004) A Map of Independent Advocacy across Scotland. Edinburgh: ASA.

Davidson, S, Wilkinson, H, Urquhart, G, Wasoff, F and Mason, A (2004) Review of the Implementation of Part 5 of the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000: A qualitative study of implementation and early operation. Edinburgh: HMSO. (A brief research findings report is also available.)

Drinkwater, H., H. Wilkinson, F. Wasoff, A. Mason and S. Davidson. (2004) Review of the Code of Practice for Part 5 of the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2004 and Related Issues: Analysis of Consultation Responses. Edinburgh: HMSO. (A brief research findings report is also available.)

Gordon, J. (forthcoming) 'A Comparison of the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000 and the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2002.' To be available at www.scotland.gov.uk on the Mental Health pages.

Mental Welfare Commission (forthcoming) Annual Report, 2003-2004. Edinburgh: MWC.

Scottish Executive (1999) Making the Right Moves: Rights and protection for adults with incapacity, Edinburgh: HMSO.

Scottish Law Commission (1991) Mentally Disabled Adults - Legal Arrangements for Managing their Welfare and Finances (Discussion Paper No 94). Edinburgh: HMSO.

Scottish Law Commission (1995) Report on Incapable Adults (Scot Law Com No 151). Edinburgh: HMSO.

Scottish Office (1997) Managing the Finances and Welfare of Incapable Adults. Edinburgh: HMSO .

Social Work Services Inspectorate (2004) 'Interventions under the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000.' To be available at www.scotland.gov.uk on the Adults with Incapacity pages.

Ward, A. (2003) Adult Incapacity. Edinburgh: Greens.

Legislation, web resources, etc.

All the legislation referred to in this report is available at www.hmso.gov.uk.

Detailed information about the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000, the codes of practice, the text of the Act, application forms, explanatory notes and other resources are available at the official website for the Act:

www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Justice/Civil/16360/4927 .

The website of the Office of the Public Guardian contains a range of application forms and guidance relating to power of attorney, accessing funds and intervention orders, and guardianship: http://www.publicguardian-scotland.gov.uk

Information about the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003 is accessible at

www.scotland.gov.uk/about/HD/PHPU1/00015216/page1242212802.aspx .

The website of the Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland contains information about guardianships and intervention orders: www.mwcscot.org.uk