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mental capacity and deprivation of liberty hub

The area of mental capacity law and deprivation of liberty is complex and fast moving. We have pulled together the most up to date information and comment on the key cases below, split between - MCA issues; Deprivation of Liberty and Cheshire West; Re X (the streamlined process for Court authorisation of deprivation of liberty in the community); and the Law Commission proposals.

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Upcoming webinars

Mental Health Act interim report 31 May

We’re pleased to invite you to our next health law update webinar where Rebecca Fitzpatrick will look at the recently published interim report of the ongoing independent review of the Mental Health Act.

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Mental Capacity and Deprivation of Liberty case law update webinar - May 2018

Ben Troke looks at covert medication, Deprivation of Liberty (DoL) in hospitals, parents' rights, DoL in the community, the new CHC framework, a brief update on the Law Commission proposals, as well as some discussion around recent headlines.


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Ben Troke will look at some of the most recent leading cases in relation to the Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards.

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Legal updates

LiPS service? or real reform, soon…?

The Government has promised to implement, virtually in full, the Law Commission proposals for reform of the law on deprivation of liberty and the Mental Capacity Act. But when will it happen?


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