The latest edition (August 2018) of our popular DoLS case law summary sheet is now available. It provides details of the most important DoLS related case law in the last two years and is updated regularly. DoLS_case_law_summary_sheet_Augst_2018    


DoLS Rights Leaflet – this has been designed by Steven Richards and Aasya Mughal authors of the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Handbook. It follows the format of the equivalent rights leaflets under the Mental Health Act. Key information on the rights of a person under DoLS is provided. It is designed to be read by the…


Mental Health Act or DoLS chart – this has been designed by Steven Richards and Aasya Mughal authors of Working with the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (3rd edition). It explains the different routes for admission to mental health hospitals: i voluntary, Mental Capacity Act/DoLS or the Mental Health Act. Relevant references and quotes from the…


A two sided A4 summary of key DoLS case law from the last two years. It provides information on the case law relating to the DoLS assessments or other elements of deprivation of liberty. Quotes and details of cases are given throughout. DoLS_case_law_summary_sheet_April_2018