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  • 7. How decisions are monitored

    This part is about how the law can ensure that professional decisions respect people’s rights, will and preferences. We suggest that autistic people and people with learning disability should be routinely involved in developing, implementing and monitoring human rights... More
    Closed 1 November 2019
  • 6. How professionals make decisions

    We think that there are times when a person’s rights have to be limited, to protect all of the person’s rights overall. For example, it can be right to limit a person’s liberty (freedom) to protect a person’s right to life when the person could commit suicide. We think that... More
    Closed 1 November 2019
  • 7. People who do crimes (Easy Read)

    Closed 1 November 2019
  • 8. The Law (plain english)

    Closed 1 November 2019
  • 5. Where support, care, and treatment happens

    We think that autistic people and people with learning disability should be able to get the support, care and treatment that they need, wherever they are. In this part, we discuss the places where people may need to be to receive support, care or treatment. We also discuss rights... More
    Closed 1 November 2019
  • 3. Support for decision making

    Support for decision making is support that helps a person to form a view about what they want to happen. It often includes support for the person to put those decisions into effect, and can include support to challenge barriers that disable the person. This survey has these sections: ... More
    Closed 1 November 2019
  • 2. Making decisions (easy read)

    Making Decisions Please read the information below and select 'Take part in the survey' if you want to give us feedback on our thoughts on this topic. More
    Closed 1 November 2019
  • 3. Support, care, and treatment (easy read)

    Please read the information below and select 'Take part in the survey' if you want to give us feedback on our thoughts on this topic. More
    Closed 1 November 2019
  • 2. How we understand autism, learning disability and mental health

    This survey is about three things that you will need to know about, to understand the rest of the suggestions in this consultation. These things are: Disability Human rights and Legal capacity We are suggesting that Scotland needs to understand autism and learning... More
    Closed 1 November 2019
  • 4. Support, care and treatment

    This is a review of Scotland’s mental health law for autistic people and people with learning disability. We are not reviewing support, care or treatment in practice. We are not comparing different types of support, care or treatment to say which types are better. In this part, we... More
    Closed 1 November 2019
  • 1. Autism and learning disability as disabilities (easy read)

    Please read the information below and select 'Take part in the survey' if you want to give us feedback on our thoughts on this topic. More
    Closed 1 November 2019
  • Information about the review - easy read

    Closed 1 November 2019
  • 6. Checking Decisions (Easy Read)

    Closed 1 November 2019
  • 5. Rules for professionals (Easy Read)

    Closed 1 November 2019
  • 4. Places where support happens (easy read)

    Please read the information below and select 'Take part in the survey' if you want to give us feedback on our thoughts on this topic. More
    Closed 1 November 2019
  • 8. Offenders

    This review was asked to look at ‘t he criminal justice system and the interaction with the Act’ for autistic people and people with learning disability. In stage 1, we met autistic offenders and offenders with learning disability. In stage 2, we heard from experts in criminal... More
    Closed 1 November 2019
  • 9. Where support, care and treatment happens for offenders

    We think that autistic offenders and offenders with learning disability should be able to receive the support, care and treatment that they need, wherever they are. In this part, we discuss the places where offenders may need to be to receive support to stop offending, and support,... More
    Closed 1 November 2019
  • 10. What this means for the law

    In this final part, we discuss how changes could be made in law to move closer to meeting Scotland’s human rights duties. We also suggest how Scotland could prepare for full compliance with human rights duties in future. 10.1 ... More
    Closed 1 November 2019
  • Equality monitoring form

    This form asks some details about you. You do not have to fill it in, but if you do it will help us make sure we are treating people equally. Anything you tell us on this form will be anonymous. We will use it only for our statistics. We won’t link it to your answers. ... More
    Closed 1 November 2019
  • 1. Summary survey

    This survey gives you a very short summary of each part of the consultation document for this stage of the review. If you want to respond to any section of this survey in detail, we suggest that you get the full survey for that section. You can get the survey document for... More
    Closed 1 November 2019
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