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Deprivation of Liberty - Part 2

DOLS – Part 2

Once the Supreme Court made the judgement in respect of the Cheshire West case and its implications sank in, there were a number of other cases following that considered the idea of the universality of the deprivation of liberty for people not wanting or trying to leave where they were being cared for. 335 more words


Lock up the Autistic Kid!

I started my (so far) 15 year career working with disabled and Autistic people in Wellington, New Zealand. It’s also where I started to become an adult, so the city means a lot to me, but I have issues (another story, but read my previous piece to shed some light… 478 more words


Deprivation of Liberty

DOLS – Cheshire West case

I have recently been asked to do a talk on DOLS (Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards).  These came into effect with the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (MCA) and became effective in 2007. 723 more words


Revocation of the financial Deputy's responsibility in a case concerning deprivation of liberty and care arrangements- is this fair?

Temperley Taylor are considering appealing a Court of Protection ruling that revoked the financial Deputy’s responsibility to act on behalf of the Protected Party in a case concerning deprivation of liberty and care arrangements. 515 more words

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Five key steps to assessing capacity | Community Care

The process of assessing a person’s mental capacity is often misunderstood by social care practitioners as they seek to apply the principles of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (MCA) and the lessons from case law. 29 more words


Deprivation of Liberty Safeguardings

This article looks at whether Deprivation of Liberty Safeguardings (DOLS) can be applied to cases where the Protected Party resided within their own home and where a care regime had been established. 753 more words

Court Of Protection

Cheshire Cat, Cheshire Act

Following the Supreme Court decision in Cheshire West, which greatly expanded the definition of restriction of liberty to the point where the system has almost entirely broken down due to the huge increase in volume, the Law Commission have published an interim report on Deprivation of Liberty. 1,608 more words

Court Of Protection