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DOLS
The Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards 2009 protects the choices and rights of those in care. Care providers who fail to comply with DOLS may inadvertently break the law and be guilty of abuse. 

This three-hour course provides an accessible overview of DOLS, and is designed especially to guide frontline care and nursing personnel.
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Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards 2009

Three hours

Introduction / Refresher

Nurses and Carers

To provide a practical overview of the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards 2009.

Up to 15 students

- Defining DOLS (Deprivation of Liberty
  Safeguards)
- Background - the Bournewood Case
- Why we need DOLS
- Defining mental capacity
- Issues affecting mental capacity
- Defining liberty
- Examples of deprivation of liberty
- 2 Types of DOLS authorisation
- 6-Issue DOLS assessment
- Hypothetical scenarios
- Challenging DOLS authorisations
- Knowledge test

Lecture, group discussion and exercises.

Students are assessed on the basis of their performance of the exercises and in the summative test at the end

- Care Standards Act 2000
- Mental Capacity Act 2005
- Health & Social Care Act 2008
- NMC Code 2008
- National Occupational Standards 2009
- Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards
   2009
- CQC Essential Standards 2010
- GSCC Standards 2010
- Common Induction Standards 2011
- Levels 2 & 3 Diplomas in Health &
  Social Care 2011

- Attendance forms
- Workbooks
- Knowledge tests
- Feedback forms
- Course notes
- Certificates
- Posters
- Reinforcement exercises
  (for use after the delivery of training) 

Dependent on your training needs.
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