Our 10 point plan is a tool for Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships (STPs), Integrated Care Systems (ICSs) and other collaborative working partnerships to help them realise their ambitions for an efficient integrated health and social care system.
A person with dementia may have physical needs at the end of their life that you will need to understand.
The following are four template letters which you might find helpful if you are considering contacting a care provider, local authority or local health board about a deprivation of liberty.
Find out who to contact for help and support with DoLS, as well as about this information.
The following examples show situations where Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards could be put in place, reviewed and challenged.
Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards also apply to people living in supported living, but the process is a little different.
If a deprivation of liberty has been authorised by the local authority or local health board, there are still a number of safeguards to ensure that the person continues to be protected.
An assessment will decide whether the deprivation of liberty is allowed to happen or not. This page explains how the assessment process works.