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Law Commission launches consultation and review of Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

08 Jul 2015

Have your say: contribute to the review of the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

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Blog

Control is everything

31 Jul 2015

Lindsey Pike, Research and Development Officer for Research in Practice for Adults (RiPfA), discusses how control lies at the heart of both the issues and solutions to domestic abuse. 

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Resources

Safeguarding and Mental Capacity

RPU July 2015: Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

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To coincide with the launch of Law Commission’s consultation on the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS), we are focusing on DoLS for this issue of the RPU. The Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) applies to people who reside in a care home or hospital, and lack the capacity to make decisions about their care and accommodation.

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Safeguarding and Mental Capacity

RPU April 2015: Safeguarding and Domestic Abuse

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The Research and Policy Update is RiPfA’s monthly digest of documents useful for implementing the Care Act. Each month features research articles that are themed on a particular issue related to Care Act implementation, as well as the last month’s policy highlights.

The theme of this month’s issue is safeguarding and domestic abuse, and due to the amount of policy and guidance that has recently developed on this issue, we’ve focussed this month’s policy section on domestic abuse too.

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