Practice Guidance

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards framework: quick guide

Description_of_image_used_in_deprivation_of_liberty_safeguards__quick_guide_stop_sign_eugenesergeev_Fotolia Photo: eugenesergeev/Fotolia

Introduction

Contents Use the links below to go straight to particular sections of the guide. Introduction How does the Mental Capacity Act ensure DoLS is used? What is a ‘deprivation of liberty’? Key roles in DoLS The DoLS tests The steps involved in a DoLS authorisation What is the effect of an authorisation? Further reading Introduction […]

You need to log in to Community Care Inform to view this content. If you have a subscription, please log in here.

Please contact the Community Care Inform helpdesk or phone 020 3915 9444 if you require support or assistance or are unsure if you have a subscription. You can see a list of subscribing local authorities and organisations here.

If you don’t currently have access, click here to find out more about subscribing to Community Care Inform.