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This book is a comprehensive and up to date guide to mental health law in Scotland, including the far reaching changes brought about by the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003 and the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000.
Mental health and incapacity law affect not just those subject to compulsory orders, but everyone with a mental health problem, dementia or a learning disability.
This highly practical guide covers every aspect of mental health law, including tribunal procedure, procedures for adults with incapacity, community care, patients’ rights and legal remedies for when things go wrong.