Mental Capacity and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

Information on the Mental Capacity Act, Mental Capacity and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS), training courses and how to receive independent advice

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Mental Capacity Act 2005

How we meet the guidance, advice and safeguards set out for customers who lack capacity

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

Information about how people in hospitals or care homes who lack the capacity to consent to certain treatments are protected

Independent Mental Capacity Advocate

How to find an independent voice for people lacking capacity to make certain important decisions

Deprivation of Liberty following the Supreme Court Judgement

Essential reading and guidance for all staff following the Supreme Court ruling 19 March 2014 – P v Cheshire West and Chester Council.

MCA and DOLS training in Suffolk

Information about training courses on the Mental Capacity Act and the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

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