Guidance

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards forms and guidance

For use by local authorities in their role as supervisory body for the Mental Capacity Act Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS).

Documents

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The Department of Health and ADASS (the association of directors of adult social services in England) have produced these documents to help local authorities acting as supervisory bodies for the Mental Capacity Act Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS).

ADASS has reviewed the guidance following the AJ v A Local Authority legal judgement, as explained on its website.