A guide to the deprivation of liberty safeguards

Learning record

Date: 10 December 2016

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Studied the following SCIE e-learning activity:

A guide to the deprivation of liberty safeguards

e-Learning series: Mental Capacity Act

e-Learning resource: A guide to the deprivation of liberty safeguards

Learning aims:

By the end of this module you will have a better understanding of:

  • the law on deprivation of liberty safeguards (DoLS)
  • making decisions about a person's choice and freedom which also promotes safe care
  • practices which may lead to a deprivation of liberty for a particular person
  • how to seek authorisation to safeguard a person in your care under DOLS.

Estimated online study time: 20 - 30 minutes