Practice Guidance

Deprivation of liberty in care home settings: quick guide

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Introduction

Key messages By far the highest number of applications for authorisations under the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards are made by care homes. They offer care and support throughout the day and night. Staff may help with washing, dressing, at meal times and with using the toilet. Care homes with nursing will normally offer the same […]

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