Deprivation of Liberties
This short 3 hour course is aimed to provide staff with an overview and understanding of what Deprivation of Liberties means. The Mental Capacity Act 2005 provides a framework for acting and making decisions on behalf of people who lack capacity or are unable to make decisions for themselves. Where these decisions might involve depriving vulnerable people of their liberty, extra safeguards have been introduced in law.
- Capacity to Consent
- Best Interests
- When can someone be deprived of their liberty?
- Cultural & Ethical considerations
- The Role of the Court of Protection
- Codes of Practice