Stavert, J., Egdell, V., Ritchie, L., Danson, M., Cook, M., & Tolson, D. (2018). Employer Responses to Dementia in the Workplace. Scotland: Edinburgh Napier University
The reported study investigated how Scottish-based employers from different sectors respond to staff with dementia. Dementia is, and will increasingly be, a workplace issue as...
Stavert, J. & McKay, C. (2017). Scotland's Mental Health and Capacity Law: A Case for Reform. Edinburgh: Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland
Report of joint Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland and Centre for Mental Health and Capacity Law law reform scoping exercise.
Stavert, J. (2016). Supported Decision-Making: Good Practice Guide. Edinburgh: Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland
Supported decision-making maximizes an individual's ability to ensure that their rights, will and preferences are at the centre of all decisions that concern them...
The Mental Health Tribunal for Scotland became operational in 2005. It plays an integral role in guaranteeing the rights of patients with mental disorder as originally identified in the Millan Princip...
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
The aim of this research is to explore how employers in Scotland support their employees with dementia. The research will help us to understand whether employers are meeting their legal duties. The re...
Arts & Humanities Research Council
The overall objective of this project is to draw on AHRC-funded research expertise to provide support to the UK
government in the upcoming UN review of the UK's progress towards compliance with the Un...
Martin, W., Michalowski, S., Stavert, J., Ward, A., Ruck Keene, A., Caughey, C., …McGregor, R. (2016). The Essex Autonomy Project Three Jurisdictions Report: towards compliance with CRPD Art. 12 in capacity/incapacity legislation across the UK. United Kingdom: University of Essex - AHRC
Stavert, J. (2017, July). Still resolving the deprivation of liberty challenge in Scotland?. Paper presented at International Academy of Law and Mental Health International Congress, Prague
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Egdell, V., Stavert, J., Ritchie, L., Tolson, D., Danson, M., & Cook, M. (2017, July). Employer Responses to Dementia in the Workplace in Scotland. Paper presented at British Society of Gerontology Annual Conference 2017, Swansea, UK
The prevalence of dementia in the UK is increasing with over 800,000 people currently affected. Of this number in excess of 40,000 are aged under 65 years suggesting that a si...
Egdell, V., Stavert, J., Ritchie, L., Tolson, D., Danson, M. & Cook, M. (2017, July). Employer Responses to Dementia in the Workplace in Scotland. Paper presented at The British Society of Gerontology 46th Annual Conference, Swansea University
It is estimated that approximately 90,000 people across Scotland have dementia. Dementia is most common in people over 65 years but it can also affect working age people. As t...
Egdell, V., Stavert, J. & McGregor, R. (2016, July). Dementia in the workplace: establishing a cross disciplinary research. Paper presented at British Society of Gerontology Annual Conference, University of Stirling. (Unpublished)
Stavert, J. A minefield for human rights? Some initial reflections on individual rights and advance directives for mental health.. Paper presented at Facing the Future: Forensic Mental Health Services in Change: International Association of Forensic Mental Health Services, Edinburgh. (Unpublished)
Stavert, J. & McGregor, R. Access to equal recognition before the law for persons with mental disabilities through supported decision-making in Scotland.. Paper presented at Commonwealth Law Legal Education 2015 Conference, Glasgow, Scotland. (Unpublished)
Equal recognition before the law of persons with mental disabilities, as identified as a right in Article 12 of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (C...
Stavert, J. (2018). Paradigm Shift or Paradigm Paralysis? National Mental Health and Capacity Law and Implementing the CRPD in Scotland. Laws, 7(3), (26). doi:10.3390/laws7030026
The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) highlights the need to actively remove obstacles to, and promote, the full and equal enjoyment ...
Stavert, J., & McGregor, R. (2018). Domestic legislation and international human rights standards: the case of mental health and incapacity. International Journal of Human Rights, 22(1), (70-89). doi:10.1080/13642987.2017.1390307. ISSN 1364-2987
The right to health has been somewhat neglected in discussions about human rights at both national and international levels. States are often reluctant to implement socio-econ...
Egdell, V., Stavert, J., & McGregor, R. (2017). The legal implications of dementia in the workplace. Ageing and society, (1-16). doi:10.1017/S0144686X17000642. ISSN 0144-686X
Dementia is a growing issue in the United Kingdom (UK) with over 800,000 people affected. Of these people in excess of 40,000 are aged under 65 years. Thus, a significant numb...
Stavert, J. & Patrick, H. (2016). Mental health, incapacity and the law in Scotland. Bloomsbury Publishing. ISBN 9781847667243
This highly regarded book is a comprehensive and up to date guide to mental health law in Scotland. Every aspect of mental health law is explained, including tribunal procedur...
Stavert, J. (in press). Mental Health Law in a Global Context. In Palgrave Handbook of Global Mental Health: Sociocultural Perspectives, eds. Drs Ross White, Ursula Read, Sumeet Jain and David OrrPalgrave Macmillan
This critical appraisal demonstrates three particular themes that are domin...
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