DoLS Awareness


For those familiar with the Mental Capacity Act, it is a useful refresher around the obligations imposed by DoLS. Independent Advocates will also benefit from this course if they intend to work as a paid Relevant Person’s Representative or IMCA. The course can be completed in around 45 minutes and you will be issued with a certificate on completion.

Course Objectives:

  • To understand why and when DoLS came into being
  • To understand what constitutes a ‘deprivation of liberty’
  • To understand important pieces of DoLS caselaw
  • To understand the roles of RPRs and IMCAs