Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS)

Date: Tuesday, January 22, 2019

This course aims to explain what these safeguards are and the assessments that must be done before a Deprivation of Liberty can be authorised. It looks at the differences between restraint, restriction and deprivation and explains why it's so important to have policies in place, follow procedures and keep records.

This course is run in conjunction with Mental Capacity as part of a full days training, however, both courses can be booked individually, if required.

The Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards commonly known as DoLS, were introduced to help protect a person's rights, as well as protecting them from harm and ensuring any necessary action is taken in a safe, correct and sensitive way.


Some topics covered on the course include:

  • Key principles of Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards
  • The reason for DoLS
  • The application process
  • Define “capacity”
  • What is Deprivation of Liberty?
  • Principles of Assessment


How long is the course?

The course is half a day, running 13:00 pm - 16:30 pm


Where is the course held?
The courses are run at our Training Academy which is 10 Minutes away from Chesterfield town centre and has regular bus routes every 10 minutes and there is plenty of parking available. 



How much does this course cost?
This course costs £44pp. Group discounts are available. NO PRICE INCREASES FOR 2019!


To book your place please get in touch: 01246 235208 or [email protected]

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