New bill to better protect vulnerable people in care

Social care organisations write to minister over mental capacity changes
Care Minister Caroline Dinenage MP

The government has introduced a bill aimed to better protect vulnerable people and ease the burden on local authorities. The new law aims to streamline the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLs) to help reassure families as well as save councils an estimated £200m a year, which will go towards frontline care, and address a backlog…

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