Practical understanding of Deprivations of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) training course

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards can only be used if a person will be deprived of their liberty in a care home or hospital. Get a practical understanding of these scenarios and learn how to put DoLS processes in place.

Course content

Our CPD-accredited course gives examples and practical assistance for frontline staff, registered managers and team leaders working in care, health and related services.

Content includes:

Learning outcomes

Attendees will get a practical knowledge of how best to safeguard people deprived of their liberty. Participants will:

Who should attend?

For frontline staff, registered managers, and team leaders in care, health and related services.


Mental Capacity Act – Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards: in practice course is delivered over one day.

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This is a sample training course outline. It is based on approximately 25 delegates, trained at your premises. It can be adapted to your organisation’s training and CPD requirements.

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