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The Liberty Protection Safeguards (Proposed replacement of the DoLS) – 26.02.2020

26th February 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

An introduction to the proposed replacement of the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) with the Liberty Protection Safeguards (LPS) and the changing role of Best Interest Assessor (BIA). Learn more about the new role of Approved Mental Capacity Professional (AMCP), likely timeframes for implementation, and the implications for the workforce.

The seminar will be delivered by Tim Spencer-Lane, formerly of the Law Commission and now legal adviser to the Government on the Bill to replace the DoLS. Tim was responsible for the Commission’s review of DoLS in 2017 and the review of adult social care in 2011 that formed the basis of the Care Act 2014.

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Please note: Merton staff should not use Eventbrite to book and should instead book through Claire Migale, PSW, Merton Adults, 


26th February 2020
10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Council Chamber, Merton Civic Centre, Merton, SM4 5DX


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