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Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards: A guide for relevant person's representatives

  • Document type:
    Guidance
  • Author:
    Department of Health and Office of the Public Guardian
  • Published date:
    12 February 2009
  • Publication format:
    A4
  • Product number:
    OPG609
  • Gateway reference:
    11227
  • Copyright holder:
    Crown

The following guidance is for PCTs, local authorities, hospitals and care homes to support them understand and fulfill their statutory obligations under the Mental Capacity Act Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards legislation.

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