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Further Information

SCIE resources on Liberty Protection Safeguards (LPS)

The Liberty Protection Safeguards (LPS) will replace the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) next year. This was announced in a Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill which passed into law in May 2019.

For the latest updates in relation to LPS implementation see this page on the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) website.

Social Care Institute for Excellence: Liberty Protection Safeguards (LPS), latest developments.