POhWER Advocacy Services in Hounslow

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS)

To supplement the main Mental Capacity Act Code of Practice 2005.

  • 39A Urgent or Standard referrals - is the proposed DoL in the person’s best interests, meet the Principles of the MCA and Best Interests Checklist
  • 39C provides a cover period between appointing a Relevant Person’s Representative (RPR). Rights to review and challenge via s.21a to court
  • 39D for Relevant Person, RPR or both to help understand DOL and process of review and or challenges via court.
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