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Adult protection and the law in Scotland

Hilary Patrick

Adult protection and the law in Scotland

by Hilary Patrick

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Published by Bloomsbury Professional in Haywards Heath, West Sussex .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Capacity and disability -- Scotland,
  • Mental health laws -- Scotland

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementHilary Patrick and Nicola Smith.
    ContributionsSmith, Nicola.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKDC358 .P378 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxvi, 227 p. :
    Number of Pages227
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24110969M
    ISBN 101847664873
    ISBN 109781847664877
    LC Control Number2010286553

      Scotland now has three key statutes that provide a legal framework for the support and protection of adults at risk of harm: Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act (), Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act () and Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act (). This article provides details of the act and highlights its interaction with the other two. Scotland now has three key statutes that provide a legal framework for the support and protection of adults at risk of harm; Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act (), Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act () and Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act (). This article provides details of the act and highlights its interaction with the other two.

    Where concerns are raised about a 16 or 17 year old, agencies may need to refer to the Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act , depending on the situation of the young person at risk. Section 21 of the National guidance for child protection in Scotland explains how professionals should act to protect young people from harm in different. Child Protection Committees Scotland has a pivotal role to play, in conjunction with the Scottish Government and other partners in the protection of children across the country, by supporting the development and delivery of efficient and effective processes, common standards, and .

    The Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act introduced new duties and powers to safeguard adults who may be at risk of harm. It places a duty on specified organisations to co-operate in investigating suspected or actual harm and introduces a range of protection orders. The information contained in this booklet will help you. Protection (Scotland) Act and places them in the wider Scottish adult protection legislative framework. It considers the potential value of a standalone adult safeguarding statute. Design: The authors draw upon their research and practice expertise to consider the merits of the Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act They take a case.


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Adult Protection and the Law in Scotland provides a guide to the general principles of legislation in relation to adult protection. This updated text includes a new chapter on financial harm and abuse covering topics such as commercial debt, mis-selling products, insurance and loans.

About Adult Protection and the Law in Scotland. Adult Protection and the Law in Scotland provides a guide to the general principles of legislation in relation to adult protection. This updated text includes a new chapter on financial harm and abuse covering topics such as commercial debt, mis-selling products, insurance and loans.

Buy Adult Protection and the Law in Scotland 2nd edition by Nicola Smith, Nairn R Young, Hilary Patrick (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Nicola Smith, Nairn R Young.

Buy Adult Protection and the Law in Scotland by Hilary Patrick, Nicola Smith (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). Adult Protection and the law in Scotland is a guide to the general principles of legislation in relation to adult protection, including most importantly the new Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act The book seeks to explain the legal significance of the new act, and how it works alongside the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act Pages:   The Adult Support and Protection Act gives greater protection to adults at risk of harm or neglect.

The Act defines adults at risk as those aged 16 years and over who: are unable to safeguard their own wellbeing, property, rights or other interests. Adult protection and the law in Scotland. Read chapters 5, 6, 8 & Add to My Bookmarks Export citation.

Type Book Author(s) Nicola Smith, Nairn R. Young, Askews & Holts Library Services Editor(s) Hilary Patrick Date Publisher Askews and Holts, Bloomsbury Professional Ltd. Book Description: A guide to the Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act for social workers.

This guide discusses the main concepts of the Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act and looks at how they interact with each other and with other legislation in the field.

The law is explained and applied in illustrative case studies. We are now into the second decade of Adult Support and Protection (ASP) in Scotland. Over the past 12 years a wide range of agencies and individuals from the statutory, voluntary and third sectors have worked together in partnerships across Scotland to embed the support and protection of adults at risk of harm into everyday practice.

Law in Scotland Margaret Burns Adult Protection Coordinator. Legislation Relevant to Adult Protection • Human Rights Act • Criminal Law • Community Care/Housing Law • Civil Remedies • Anti Social Behaviour Law • The Adults with Incapacity Act • The Mental Health (C&T) Act • The Adult Support and Protection Act.

ADULT PROTECTION AND THE LAW The Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act (ASP Act) along with the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act and the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act provides a strong legislative framework that ensures situations where an adult is being harmed are dealt with properly.

the views of other significant individuals, like the adult's nearest relative, primary carer, guardian or attorney, or any other person with an interest in the adult's wellbeing or property; the importance of the adult participating as much as possible in the performance of functions under the Act.

T he Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act Seeking, primarily, to explore the practical application of duties and powers across the interface of these Acts, this work explores their links and relationships, their thresholds, and the reasons why practitioners would use one Act over another, and where duties may have to be met across.

A guide to the general principles of legislation in relation to adult protection, including the Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act It explains the legal significance of the act, and how it works alongside the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act and the Mental Health (Scotland) Act The Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act (the ASPSA) is widely conceptualised as having completed a 'trio' of Scottish legislation concerned with the welfare of adults requiring.

The Scottish Government also published its Adult Support and Protection Improvement Plan: – It is designed “to complement and strengthen local adult support and protection (ASP) improvement activity, provide assurance and identify future areas for improvement so that adults at risk of harm in Scotland are supported and protected”.

An Act of the Scottish Parliament to make provision for the purposes of protecting adults from harm; to require the establishment of committees with functions relating to the safeguarding of adults who are at risk of harm; to amend the law relating to incapable adults; to remove an individual's liability for expenses incurred by councils in performing certain functions in relation to the.

Contains the main statutory provisions relating to adult domestic relation and to child law Key contents include Matrimonial Homes (Family Protection) (Scotland) Act Family Law (Scotland) Act Civil Partnership Act Family Law (Scotla.

– The purpose of this paper is to compare recent developments in adult protection legislation, policy and practice in Scotland in with the first attempts at protection of adults at risk of harm, inwith a particular focus on people with learning disabilities., – The paper uses comparative historical research, drawing on primary archive material from to in the.

Crossing The Acts: The Support and Protection of Adults at Risk with Mental Disorder; Across the Scottish Legislative Frameworks. £ This work explores the risks of adults with a mental disorder and how the relative Scottish legislation, policy and practice frameworks interrelate to provide them with support and protection.

This conference will consider the implications for adult protection with the setting up of Social Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland (SCWIS). The agenda will also include presentations on the work of Adult Protection Committees, the role of the Public Guardian and the value of Significant Care Reviews.An important element of Scottish Book Trust’s Child Protection Policy is to recruit appropriately trained and experienced staff into post.

All staff who, through their work with Scottish Book Trust, have access to children or young people in any form (e.g.

face to face, telephone, online, through our programme submissions) must have basic.Scotland Page 2 of 19 Scottish Law Commission Report on Adults with Incapacity Introduction The Scottish Law Commission published its Report on Adults with Incapacity1 on 1 Octobermaking 45 recommendations and attaching a draft Bill amending the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act (AWIA).

The report seeks to.