Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Training

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Training


  • Learners do not require any prior qualifications to enrol on this course.


Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) is a legal framework designed to protect the rights of individuals who lack the mental capacity to make decisions about their own care and treatment. It applies to hospitals and care homes in the UK and is an essential component of ensuring that vulnerable people are treated with dignity and respect.

This “Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) Training” course provides a theoretical understanding of the principles and importance of DoLS. The course covers a range of topics, from understanding the Mental Capacity Act and UK law to applying authorisation to safeguards and conducting the DoLS assessment process effectively.

The course also includes a module on DoLS procedures in hospitals and care homes, as well as an overview of the important roles relating to DoLS and the new Liberty Protection Safeguards (LPS).

This course is ideal for anyone who works in a hospital or care home setting, as well as those who work with vulnerable people in other settings, such as social workers or healthcare professionals. It provides an essential theoretical understanding of DoLS and the key principles that underpin it, enabling learners to better protect the rights and dignity of individuals who may lack the capacity to make their own decisions about their care and treatment.

Who this course is for:

  • Anyone with a knack for learning new skills can take this Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Training Course.


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