Groups claim mental capacity reforms ‘not fit for purpose’

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Representative bodies have expressed concerns regarding responsibilities care home managers will be under from proposals set out in the Government’s Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill. The legislation, which aims to better protect vulnerable people and ease the burden on local authorities, involves streamlining Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) to help reassure families as well as save…

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