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Deprivation of Liberty Guide
The Mental Capacity Act allows restraint and restrictions to be used – but only if they are in a person’s best interests. Extra safeguards are needed if the restrictions and restraint used will deprive a person of their liberty. These are called the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards.
Click here to find out what a deprivation of liberty is and what Deprivation of Librerty safeguards are, including why they are needed and how they work.