Guidelines and Legislation

Adult Support and Protection: Ensuring rights and preventing harm (multi agency guidelines)

Adult Support and Protection: What to do immediately  - When harm is suspected, witnessed or reported

Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000

Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000 - Easy read version

Adults with Incapacity Act : Code of practice

Easy Read Information - Basic guidelines for people who commission Easy Read information

Dementia and People with Learning Disabilty - BPS - Guidance on the assessment, diagnosis, treatment and support of people with learning disabilities who develop dementia

Meeting the Health Needs of People with Learning Disabilities - RCN - Guidance for nursing staff

Working with parents who have a learning disability - Good practice guidance on working with parents with a learning disability  ​​​​​

Last Reviewed: 05/01/2015