Practice Guidance

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards framework: quick guide

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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 […]

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