Publication - Advice and guidance

Adult protection significant case reviews: interim framework

Published: 5 Nov 2019
Part of:
Health and social care

Framework to support a consistent approach to conducting adult protection significant case reviews and improve the dissemination and application of learning both locally and nationally. This framework is for all partners.

Adult protection significant case reviews: interim framework
Annex 7: Dissemination/Publication: Interested Parties

Annex 7: Dissemination/Publication: Interested Parties

Those with responsibility for local service delivery and review probably will include:

  • Staff involved in the review
  • The local Adult Protection Committee
  • Chief Officers: Chief Executive of Local Authority/Chief Executive of Health
  • Board/ Police Scotland representative
  • Director of Social Work/Chief Social Work Officer/Senior Managers in the
  • Police and Health Service
  • Mental Welfare Commission
  • Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service
  • Inspectorates - Care Inspectorate, HM Inspectorate of Constabulary
  • Health Improvement Scotland
  • Professional regulators, for example, Scottish Social Services Council
  • Voluntary organisations and independent providers, where they are involved in the case

Those with wider interests in the Significant Case Review report could include:

  • Family/Carers and/or significant others of adult involved
  • Local Councillors/Health Board Chairs/Representatives of Police Scotland
  • Local Authority, Health Board and Police press officers
  • Other Adult Protection Committees
  • Professional representative bodies
  • Legal representatives
  • Unions

Other key interests are likely to be:

  • The general public
  • Elected members, e.g. MSPs, MPs and Councillors
  • The media