Report offers recommendations for improving treatment and care for those with dual diagnosis

11th January 2010

The Mental Welfare Commission (MWC) have published a report entitled ‘Too close to see’ about their investigation into the care and treatment of a person called Mr F.

The investigation highlights some of the challenges and issues that can be faced in providing effective care and treatment for someone with a dual diagnosis. It also offers recommendations which may be helpful to health boards and service providers in improving the care and treatment.

For more information or to view the report see the links below or contact the Mental Welfare Commission on 0131 313 8777.

In addition to this, Mental Welfare Commission has launched its first national survey in order to gather the views and opinions of service users and carers who have used services offered by the MWC, in an effort to review its practice. You can access the survey online or you can contact the MWC on 0131 313 8777. The survey closes February 26th 2010.

The Mental Welfare Commission is an independent organisation working to safeguard the rights and welfare of everyone with a mental illness, learning disability or other mental disorder.

 

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Related links

Too close to see – Summary report
Too close to see – Full report