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From DoLS to LPS: an important time for mental capacity

A caring cuddle

Sometime in the next few months, the transition from Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) to Liberty Protection Safeguards (LPS) will begin. Hugh Constant, Head of Practice Development, Consultancy and Training at the Social Care Institute for Excellence, looks ahead to what the changes will mean in practice.

Improving the quality of adult social care services is a shared endeavour

“No single person or organisation can improve the quality of adult social care on their own” says Donna Campbell, Assistant Ombudsman for adult social care with the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman. “Everyone who uses, provides, commissions, oversees or …