Adult protection significant case reviews: interim framework

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.

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



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