Practice Guidance

Guidance on completing DoLS assessments (form 3)

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This is an abridged and amended version of DoLS Form 3, which covers the age, mental capacity, no refusals and best interests assessments, and the selection of the relevant person’s representative. It is completed by the best interests assessor (BIA). It is for use in England. In Wales, the equivalent forms are 3 and 3a. […]

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