Deprivation of liberty – what’s coming down the line

With thanks to Niall Fry of the Department of Health for permission to publish this, I reproduce here a letter from him to local authority and NHS DoLS leads setting out some of the key initiatives that will be coming down the line to address the impact of the Supreme Court decision in Cheshire West.     Of particular interest to many will no doubt be the fact that the ambit of the Law Commission’s review has been expanded to include the DoLS regime generally (as opposed to supported living in the first instance).  



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