The Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards are an addendum to the Mental Capacity Act. They build upon the principle of least restrictive intervention and are a set of safeguards that apply to people who are being, or may need to be deprived of their liberty, in an acute hospital or registered care home.
This training is mandatory for provider staff in HASC.
By the end of this course you will be able to:
This briefing explores the factors that can contribute to a deprivation liberty, explains what to do if someone is being deprived of their liberty, and looks at the assessment process and the checks involved in gaining authorisation for deprivation of liberty.