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New Mental Capacity Act law to ‘protect vulnerable in care’

A new law to protect the interests of vulnerable people in care is expected to be in place early next year. The Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill will replace the current system known as ‘Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards’ (DoLs). DoLs are assessments currently carried out on people who do not have the mental capacity to make their own decisions about their care, for example because they are living with dementia. It …Read More