Deprivation of Liberty Guidance Resources

deprivation of liberty guidanceThe Law Society has issued a range of Deprivation of Liberty guidance resources.

The safeguards aim to ensure that those who lack capacity and are residing in a care setting environment are not subject to overly restrictive measures in their day-to-day lives.

The guidance was commissioned by the DoH (Department of Health) and aims to health and social care professionals identify when a deprivation of liberty may be occurring in a number of settings.

Click the links below to access the  resources available in PDF format.

Quick reference sheets also highlight relevant liberty restricting factors and key questions for practitioners relating to each individual setting.

Guidance documents

Quick reference guides

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