Volunteer with CARDS

Frameworks and guidance

These frameworks are set by government and other agencies. We use them to set our standards and shape our service.

Covid 19 Government Guidelines

https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

General Data Protection Act 2018 (GDPR)

https://www.gov.uk/data-protection

Volunteer Right

https://www.gov.uk/volunteering/volunteers-rights

Employee Rights

https://www.gov.uk/employment-status/worker

Adult Support & Protection (Scotland) Act (2007)

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2007/10/contents

Adult Protection Information Leaflet – Edinburgh Council

https://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/downloads/file/22781/adult-protection-information-leaflet

Mental Health (Scotland Act) 2015

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2015/9/contents

Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act (2000)

https://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2000/4/contents

The Equality Act (2010)

https://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2010/15/contents

The Human Rights Act 1998

https://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1998/42/contents

Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland – Alcohol Related Brain Damage – A new guide

https://www.mwcscot.org.uk/news/alcohol-related-brain-damage-new-guide

Alcohol & Brain Damage in Adults – Royal College of Psychiatrists CR185

https://www.rcpsych.ac.uk/docs/default-source/improving-care/better-mh-policy/college-reports/college-report-cr185.pdf?sfvrsn=66534d91_2

Alcohol Related Brain Damage – Diagnosis & Treatment

https://alcoholchange.org.uk/alcohol-facts/fact-sheets/alcohol-related-brain-damage-arbd-diagnosis-and-treatment

Alcohol Related Brain Damage – Signs & Symptoms

https://alcoholchange.org.uk/alcohol-facts/fact-sheets/alcohol-related-brain-damage-arbd-signs-and-symptoms

Alcohol Framework 2018

https://www.gov.scot/publications/alcohol-framework-2018-preventing-harm-next-steps-changing-relationship-alcohol/

Rights Respect & Recovery: Scotland’s alcohol and drug treatment strategy 2018

https://www.gov.scot/publications/rights-respect-recovery/

Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems (SHAAP)

https://www.shaap.org.uk/downloads/reports-and-briefings.html

NHS (Scotland) Monitoring and Evaluating Scotland’s Alcohol Strategy (MESAS)

http://www.healthscotland.scot/media/2587/mesas-monitoring-report-2019.pdf

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