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Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards resources and services
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MCA Forum works with stakeholders from health and social care, together with those from other sectors to improve implementation of the MCA.
Part of e-Learning courses
CPD-accredited e-learning course on the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) created by the Social Institute for Excellence
This learning resource promotes best practice in the use of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and where appropriate the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (2009), particularly in the context of situations involving health related decisions. The resource provides a series of short film scenarios that challenge the viewer to consider the ethical issues in any given situation, and to encourage debate about potential decision making outcomes. It is the intention that these scenarios illustrate everyday situations, and whilst they may not demonstrate perfect practice, the aim is that they promote discussion and debate.
SCIE’s Mental Capacity Act awareness training improves understanding for a range of health and social care staff
Part of Mental Capacity Act (MCA)
Information that will be of interest to Independent Mental Capacity Advocates (IMCAs), including guidance, research reports and Social Care TV films.
Information about the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DOLS) - an amendment to the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (MCA).
This quick guide looks at what protections the MCA gives people, both during the COVID-19 crisis and in more typical times.
More information about Liberty Protection Safeguards, replacing DoLS for likely implementation in October 2020.
This resource describes good practice in the management and implementation of the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS; the Safeguards).
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