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Adults With Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000 Part 5 Code of Practice

Published: 13 Jun 2008
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9780755971435

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Adults With Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000 Part 5 Code of Practice
Annex 4 Contacts List

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Annex 4 Contacts List

Documents

For copies of the Act, the Explanatory Notes and any Regulations, and also for any other related legislation:

The Stationery Office Bookshop
71 Lothian Road
Edinburgh
EH3 9AZ

Tel 0870 606 5566
Fax 0870 606 5588
http://www.opsi.gov.uk/

For copies of the other codes of practice relating to the Act:

Scottish Government
Justice Directorate
Civil Law Division
Floor 2 West (Rear)
St Andrews House
Regent Road
Edinburgh
EH1 3DG

0131 244 2193
All documents may be downloaded from the Website www.scotland.gov.uk/justice/incapacity/

Statutory authorities under the Act

Public Guardian
Hadrian House
Callendar Business Park
Falkirk
FK1 1XR

Tel: 01324 678300
www.publicguardian-scotland.gov.uk

Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland
K Floor
Argyle House
3 Lady Lawson Street
Edinburgh
EH3 9HS

Tel: 0131 222 6111
Fax: 0131 226 6111
e-mail: enquiries@mwcscot.org.uk
www.mwcscot.org.uk

Local authority

To contact your local authority on matters relating to the Act you should ask for the social work department or community services department at your own local council offices. Their address is in your phone book.

You can also get information about your own local authority from the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities, at the address below.

Convention of Scottish Local Authorities
Rosebery House
9 Haymarket Terrace
Edinburgh
EH12 5XZ

0131 474 9200
www.cosla.gov.uk/

The Courts

Scottish Court Service
Hayweight House
23 Lauriston Street
Edinburgh
EH3 9DQ

0131 229 9200
www.scotcourts.gov.uk/

The address and telephone number of your local sheriff court should be in your telephone directory.

Contacts on specific issues referred to in the code

Advocacy

Independent Advice and Support Services

Local Citizens Advice Bureaux ( CAB) are funded by NHS Boards to provide patients, carers and members of the public with independent advice and support to:

  • make a complaint; and/or
  • obtain the information and support they need to access and make better use of NHS services.

CAB Addresses in your local phone book or from

Citizens Advice Scotland
Spectrum House
2 Powderhall Road
Edinburgh
EH7 4GB

0131 550 1000
info@cas.org.uk

For information on independent advocacy and on projects active in Scotland:

Scottish Independent Advocacy Alliance
69a George Street
Edinburgh
EH2 2JG

0131 260 5380

Education

Your local education authority will provide information.

For copies of "Enquire- the parents' guide to special educational needs" and "Your Future Needs Assessment":

Children in Scotland
5 Shandwick Place
Edinburgh
EH2 4RG

0131 228 8484

Health

You can find addresses for your local health services in your phone book, from the local library or Citizen's Advice Bureau, or through http://www.show.scot.nhs.uk/ Or you may contact:

NHS Health Scotland
The Priory
Canaan Lane
Edinburgh
EH10 4SG

0131 536 5502

Social security

Contact your local Jobcentre Plus office (details in your phone book)

There is also a free Benefit Enquiry Line for People with Disabilities on 0800 88 2200 (textphone users 0800 24 33 55).

Housing

Local authority housing departments or units

Scottish Federation of Housing Associations
38 York Place
Edinburgh
EH1 3HU

0131 556 5777
www.sfha.co.uk

Legal Aid

Scottish Legal Aid Board
44 Drumsheugh Gardens
Edinburgh
EH3 7SY

0131 226 7061
www.slab.org.uk

Solicitors

Law Society for Scotland
26 Drumsheugh Gardens
Edinburgh
EH3 7YR

0131 226 7411
www.lawscot.org.uk

Other useful contacts:

Alzheimer Scotland- Action on Dementia
22 Drumsheugh Gardens
Edinburgh
EH3 7RN


0131 243 1453
www.alzscot.org
Dementia Helpline
Freephone 0808 808 3000



ENABLE
6 th Floor
7 Buchanan Street
Glasgow
G1 3HL

0141 226 4541
www.enable.org.uk

Capability Scotland
22 Corstorphine Road
Edinburgh
EH12 6HP

0131 337 9876
www.capability-scotland.org.uk

Scottish Association for Mental Health
Cumbrae House
15 Carlton Court
GLASGOW
G5 9JP

Tel: 0141 568 7000
www.samh.org.uk

Sense Scotland
5 th Floor
45 Finnieston Street
GLASGOW
G3 8JU

Tel: 0141 564 2444
www.sensescotland.org.uk

Citizens Advice Bureau
Address in your local phone book or from

Citizens Advice Scotland
Spectrum House
2 Powderhall Road
Edinburgh
EH7 4GB

0131 550 1000
info@cas.org.uk

Criminal Injuries Compensation Board
Tay House
300 Bath Street
Glasgow
G2 4LN

0141 331 2726
www.cica.gov.uk

Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists
2 White Hart Yard
London
SE1 1NX

Tel : 020 7378 1200

Contacts within the Scottish Government

Health Directorate
Community Care Division
St Andrews House
Regent Road
Edinburgh
EH1 3DG

Tel: 0131 244 5389

Health Directorate
Patients and Quality Division
St Andrews House
Regent Road
Edinburgh
EH1 3DG

Tel. 0131 244 2544

Health Directorate
Community Care Inspectorate
St Andrews House
Regent Road
Edinburgh
EH1 3DG

Tel : 0131 244 3752

Justice Directorate
Civil Law Division
St Andrews House
Regent Road
Edinburgh
EH1 3DG

Tel : 0131 244 2193