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Detail Description The Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Handbook covers key aspects of the Act including:•What is restraint and when does it become a deprivation of liberty?•Key information for staff about the rules and procedures for urgent and standard DoLS authorisations•Rights and protection for people under DoLS •The Supreme Court ruling on deprivation of liberty and its application in care settings•Case law – over 70 court judgments are referenced and integrated into the text•Best interests assessors•Mental health assessors•Leave of absence,


conveyance, absconding and transfers under DoLS•Conditions, duration and the Representative•Reviews, applications to the Court of Protection and advocacy•Safeguarding adults and DoLS•Local authorities (supervisory bodies) and their duties and responsibilities•Care homes and hospitals (managing authorities) and their duties and responsibilities•Children and young people and deprivation of liberty•Intensive care units, hospices and DoLS•The Mental Health Act 1983 and its relationship with DoLSThe book also includes a series of useful tools and charts to help explain key parts of the legislation including:•Deprivation of liberty screening tool and procedure chart for care providers•DoLS overview and rights table•Guidance for care homes and hospitals on CQC expectations in relation to DoLS•Essential information regarding the completion of Form 3 for DoLS best interests assessors •Guidance for local authority authorising signatories on what to look for when scrutinising forms•The Mental Health Act 1983 or DoLS? Decision making chart and rights comparison table•How European case law and the Supreme Court ruling fit together •Timeline of case law leading to the deprivation of liberty safeguards and the Supreme Court ruling •A rights leaflet for those under standard DoLS

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Handbook  

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Handbook

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Handbook  

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Handbook

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