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Further Information

Update made to MCA/DoLS Coronavirus guidance

The government has released revised guidance on the Mental Capacity Act (2005) (MCA) and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) during the COVID-19 pandemic.

A new section has been added at the end – ‘The right to appeal if someone is subject to emergency health powers and lacks the relevant mental capacity’.

Click here for: The Mental Capacity Act (2005) (MCA) and deprivation of liberty safeguards (DoLS) during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic: additional guidance (10 June).