Practice Guidance

Deprivation of liberty in supported living settings: quick guide

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The Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards are not available in supported living services, so any deprivation of liberty will require authorisation by the Court of Protection. This guide looks at the factors to consider when deciding whether a deprivation of liberty is taking place.

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