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This handbook provides a clear and detailed explanation of deprivation of liberty safeguards (DoLS). It is written in an accessible and practical format to be of maximum use to health and social care staff so they can be confident using DoLS in daily practice. It comprises a complete, up-to-date guide on DoLS in practice, and contains the latest case law and guidance up to October 2015.
The Mental Capacity Act 2005 provides a statutory framework for acting and making decisions on behalf of individuals who lack the mental capacity to do so for themselves. It introduced a number of laws to protect these individuals and ensure that they are given every chance to make decisions for themselves. The Act has recently been supplemented with new provisions pertaining to those who need to be accommodated under care and treatment regimes that may have the effect of depriving them of their liberty, but who lack the capacity to consent. This Code of Practice provides guidance and information for professionals implementing the deprivation of liberty safeguards legislation on a daily basis. In some cases, this will be paid staff, in others, those who have been appointed by law to represent individuals who lack capacity to make decisions for themselves (such as deputies or donees of a Lasting Power of Attorney).The Code incorporates good practice and demonstrates how the principles of the Act can be applied to those who have been deprived of their liberty for their own safety, or for the safety of others.
The Mental Capacity Act 2005 provides the legal framework for assessing whether a person has the mental capacity to make decisions and defines how others can make decisions on their behalf if they lack mental capacity. Its scope is wide-ranging involving decisions regarding social care, healthcare and financial matters. Working with the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (Third Edition) provides a clear and detailed explanation of the Act. It is written in an accessible style and is designed to be of maximum use to health and social care practitioners, enabling them to utilise the Act with confidence in daily practice. There are detailed chapters on key parts of the Act including: ❖ The principles ❖ Advance decisions to refuse treatment ❖ Mental capacity assessment ❖ Office of the Public Guardian ❖ Best interests decisions ❖ Advocacy (IMCA) ❖ Restraint ❖ Deputies ❖ Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards ❖ Court of Protection ❖ Lasting powers of attorney ❖ Financial powers ❖ Criminal offence ❖ Codes of practice Each chapter contains references and quotes from the most recent and relevant case law and, in addition, the codes of practice to the Act are referenced throughout. The book also provides special dedicated chapters and guidance as follows: ◼ Consent to care and treatment and the link to the Act ◼ Safeguarding adults and the Act ◼ The interaction between the Mental Health Act and the Mental Capacity Act ◼ The use of the Act by different care providers including the police, ambulance staff, dentists, GPs, prison healthcare and CCGs ◼ Information and case law guidance on specific decisions including: ➣ Admission for care (supported living and mental health hospital) ➣ Contact with other people ➣ Contraception ➣ Do not attempt cardiopulmonary resuscitation (DNACPR) ➣ End of life decisions ➣ Marriage ➣ Sexual relations ➣ Tenancy agreements ➣ Testamentary capacity (wills) The book also contains a series of summary tables, charts and diagrams designed to provide at a glance information and explanations. In addition, every chapter addresses frequently asked practice-based questions asked by health and social care staff.
The Mental capacity Act 2005 provides a statutory framework for people who lack the capacity to make decisions for themselves, or for people who want to make provision for a time when they will be unable to make their own decisions. This code of practice, which has statutory force, provides information and guidance about how the Act should work in practice. It explains the principles behind the Act, defines when someone is incapable of making their own decisions and explains what is meant by acting in someone's best interests. It describes the role of the new Court of Protection and the role of Independent Mental Capacity Advocates and sets out the role of the Public Guardian. It also covers medical treatment and the way disputes can be resolved.
The first textbook to consider the Best Interests Assessor (BIA) role in depth, offering practical guidance and exploring its particular challenges in the context of the Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards legal framework.
The Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Handbook covers key aspects of the Act including: • What is restraint and when does it become a deprivation of liberty? • Key information for staff about the rules and procedures for urgent and standard DoLS authorisations • Rights and protection for people under DoLS • The Supreme Court ruling on deprivation of liberty and its application in care settings • Case law – over 70 court judgments are referenced and integrated into the text • Best interests assessors • Mental health assessors • Leave of absence, conveyance, absconding and transfers under DoLS • Conditions, duration and the Representative • Reviews, applications to the Court of Protection and advocacy • Safeguarding adults and DoLS • Local authorities (supervisory bodies) and their duties and responsibilities • Care homes and hospitals (managing authorities) and their duties and responsibilities • Children and young people and deprivation of liberty • Intensive care units, hospices and DoLS • The Mental Health Act 1983 and its relationship with DoLS The book also includes a series of useful tools and charts to help explain key parts of the legislation including: • Deprivation of liberty screening tool and procedure chart for care providers • DoLS overview and rights table • Guidance for care homes and hospitals on CQC expectations in relation to DoLS • Essential information regarding the completion of Form 3 for DoLS best interests assessors • Guidance for local authority authorising signatories on what to look for when scrutinising forms • The Mental Health Act 1983 or DoLS? Decision making chart and rights comparison table • How European case law and the Supreme Court ruling fit together • Timeline of case law leading to the deprivation of liberty safeguards and the Supreme Court ruling • A rights leaflet for those under standard DoLS

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