Have your say on Liberty Protection Safeguards Code of Practice
The scope of the protection safeguards is widening and nurses supporting people with learning disabilities should ensure they have their say on proposed changes
Many of you will be supporting people with learning disabilities who will, for some aspects of their lives, have restrictions placed on them.
For some in England this may extend to being deprived of their liberty under the Mental Capacity Act 2005 Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards, known as DoLS . These are the legal processes for those who need to be deprived of their liberty to enable them to have care or treatment, but lack the mental capacity to