Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards


Price is per online user of this course. UK buyers pay £12 including VAT.

The Mental Capacity Act: Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards procedure (MCA DoLS) provides the legal framework to prevent unlawful deprivation of liberty occurring to particular vulnerable people living in hospitals or care homes.

This course is CPD certified

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Sold By: Core Learning Services (015)


This course will enable you to know:

• What the deprivation of liberty safeguards are
• The background and the law to the safeguards
• Who the safeguards apply to
• What deprivation of liberty is
• When a person can be deprived of their liberty
• The difference between restraint and deprivation of liberty
• Situations which can lead to deprivation of liberty
• Strategies to help prevent deprivation of liberty
• The process of identifying risk and requesting authorisation
• The ‘standard’ and ‘urgent authorisation process
• The requirement to keep good records
• The six assessments
• The role of the Independent Mental Capacity Advocate
• What happens when assessments are completed and the requirements are or are not not met
• The relevant person’s representative
• Authorisation and review
• Applications to the Court of Protection
• The role of the Care Quality Commission
• Unauthorised deprivation of liberty


10-49 licenses = 10% discount

50-99 licenses = 20% discount

100-349 licenses = 30% discount

350-499 licenses = 40% discount

500+ licenses = 50% discount

Discounts are calculated during the checkout process.

Payment Options

The most straight forward method of payment is to select the number of users you require and add the product to your shopping cart by selecting Add to Cart. You will then be able to make payment using most credit and debit cards or a Paypal account. If you would like to pay by BACs transfer or by invoice please contact a customer advisor on 0844 854 9218 or email [email protected]

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