Consent

What is meant by consent? Consent is giving permission to do something. In Health and Social Care settings it usually means that the service user gives consent to take part in activities, or to accept support in personal care and treatment, taking medication or sharing personal information. At Liaise Loddon we support people who use a variety of ways to …

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards and the Mental Capacity Act

If you’ve been following the news, you’ll have heard about the recent House of Lords Ruling about DOLS (Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards) and the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (MCA). You can read more about the committee, report and recommendations here. The House of Lords appointed a select committee in 2013 and received the report in February 2014. The committee recommended …