Consultation to replace Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards launched

Gillian Keegan, minister for care and mental health

A consultation to replace the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards has been launched by the Department of Health and Social Care and Ministry of Justice. Updating the Mental Capacity Act code of practice will aim to better support those with dementia, acquired brain injuries, learning disabilities and autism who may need assistance with their everyday decision-making…

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