Department for Health and Social Care publishes Liberty Protection Safeguard fact sheets
The DHSC published fact sheets on the Liberty Protection Safeguards (LPS) on 11 June 2021. The LPS are still scheduled to be implemented in the spring of 2022. We summarise the content of the fact sheets and how you can prepare for the LPS.
Liberty Protection Scheme: Care home manager role dropped
The Liberty Protection Safeguards National Steering Group revealed that DHSC will not be implementing the care home manager role when the rest of the LPS framework commences in April 2022, and that six sets of regulations will be published next spring.
COVID-19: Social care FAQs on Deprivation of Liberty and movement in the community
This FAQ provides a summary of the current position and the factors which care providers, care co-ordinators and commissioners of community care need to be aware of and actively consider when looking at the care and treatment service users are receiving.
Implications of Deprivation of Liberty Changes for Care Homes
On 16 May the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Act 2019 replaced the current Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards regime with the Liberty Protection Safeguards. We outline some of the key changes and the concerns for care home registered managers.