Mental Capacity Act
This information is for professional social care staff and volunteers from our partner agencies and services in Kent and Medway who handle cases involving Mental Capacity Act (MCA) and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DOLS).
Supreme Court judgement - 20 March 2014
The Supreme Court provided a very important judgement in relation to deprivation of liberty in the cases of Cheshire West and P&Q, which is of major importance to social services and health departments.
If your work is with DOLS issues, you need to read the latest updates and understand what the implications are.