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Mental Capacity Act and DoLS Sub Group

Overall purpose of the MCA and DoLS sub group

As a sub group of the HSAB, the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) sub group should provide clear leadership in the promotion of the application of the MCA/DoLS in everyday clinical practice and ensure that a framework is in place to support staff in relation to their responsibilities and monitor compliance with this legislation.

MCA and DoLS Resources

We have developed a range of resources to help you understand and apply the legislation relating to the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS).

MCA and DoLS resource documentation can be found HERE