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Consultation on new National Care Standards for Scotland

The Care Inspectorate and Healthcare Improvement Scotland are developing new Care Standards, which provide a framework to guide the practice of all care providers: hospitals, GP surgeries; care homes; nurseries; Social Work…

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Good Practice Guide: Working with Independent Advocates

The Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland has just launched three Good Practice Guides, one of which is ‘Working with Independent Advocates’. The Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland safeguards the rights of people subject…

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Ceartas Advocacy provides Independent Advocacy to adults living in East Dunbartonshire. We prioritise working with people who have particular support needs: Older people; Dementia; Mental Health; Physical Disability; Learning Disability; Sensory Impairment; Acquired Brain Injury, Addictions and Additional Communication Needs. Some of the most common areas of work we are involved in are: Power of Attorney, Guardianship and Adults With Incapacity, Detentions and Tribunals under the Mental Health Act, Investigations and Case Conferences under the Adult Support and Protection Act, Children’s Hearings and Children’s Panels.