Independent Review of Learning Disability and Autism in the Mental Health Act
The independent review has begun and they are starting to collect evidence.
They are taking evidence on experiences of the Mental Health Act for autistic people and people with learning disability Information about the review
The website, videos and surveys are available at www.irmha.scot
The review team can meet with some autistic people and people with learning disability in person. We can meet with some carers of people who could not communicate their own experiences, and we can speak with other carers by phone. Individuals and professionals can also choose to complete a survey of their experiences of the Mental Health Act in Scotland.
Disabled Persons Organisations and Professional Organisations can complete a survey on their members’ experiences of the Mental Health Act. Surveys are currently available online.