Deprivation of Liberty in Health, Social care and Community Settings - Antser
  • Adults and Transition 16+
  • Health

Deprivation of Liberty in Health, Social care and Community Settings

This highly specialised course supports participants in developing a better understanding of what constitutes a deprivation of liberty and how to prevent and identify an unlawful deprivation of liberty
In-house
1 day
up to 22 people face to face
up to 15 people remotely

Learning outcomes

  • Understand the legal context of deprivation of liberty;
  • Know how to recognise when a deprivation of liberty is occurring/likely to occur;
  • Understand the importance of, and know how to apply principles 4 and 5 of the Mental Capacity Act when developing care and treatment plans for people who lack capacity;
  • Understand your role (and the role of others) in responding to deprivations of liberty in a range of settings;
  • Understand the process of authorising and reviewing a deprivation under the DoLS framework and the role of a BIA and RPR;
  • Understand the process of authorising and reviewing a deprivation outside the DoLS framework;
  • Understand the key differences between the current frameworks and the Liberty Protection Safeguards.

Description

The aim of this course is to enable participants to develop their understanding of what constitutes a deprivation of liberty, how they can prevent and identify an unlawful deprivation of liberty and what action they should take when a deprivation occurs. This course will also outline the upcoming changes to the legislation governing deprivation of liberty (Liberty Protection Safeguards).

This course is delivered by our expert facilitators who will bring their first hand experience and tailor the course to suit your learning needs.

Our course covers the following topics:

  • Introduce self and aims for today
  • Deprivation of liberty within the Mental Capacity Act and, Mental Health Act, The Human Rights Act and ECHR
  • Recognising a deprivation of liberty
  • The importance of good care and treatment planning
  • Responding to a deprivation of liberty
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This course includes:

  • Case studies
  • Safeguarding practice reviews
  • Group work
  • Resources
  • Group quiz

Benefits of the course:

  • Up-to-date and in line with the key legislation and guidance in the UK
  • No pre requisites needed to join this course
  • Delivery from professional and expert facilitators in the field
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