Practice Guidance

Deprivation of liberty in supported living settings: quick guide

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Introduction

Key messages The Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards are not available in supported living services, Shared Lives schemes and extra care housing, so any deprivation of liberty will require authorisation by the Court of Protection. The generic term, ‘supported living’, describes a form of domiciliary care where a local authority arranges a package of care and […]

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