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New guidance on deprivation of liberty

Sep 29, 2018, 21:49 PM
Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards, dols, mental capacity, mental capacity act 2005, Law Society
The Law Society has issued comprehensive new guidance on on the law relating to deprivation of liberty safeguards, focusing on how to identify when the care or treatment of someone amounts to a deprivation of their liberty.
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The Law Society has issued comprehensive new guidance on on the law relating to deprivation of liberty safeguards, focusing on how to identify when the care or treatment of someone amounts to a deprivation of their liberty.

The guidance looks at specific care settings and uses case scenarios to explain the law following the landmark Supreme Court decision in Cheshire West.

Click here to view the full set of guidance documents and quick-reference guides.

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