DoLS: Could Changes To The Way We Work Herald The End Of Liberty Protection Safeguards?
UK - The implementation of the Liberty Protection Safeguards has been delayed until April 2022. Minister of State Helen Whatley said:
"LPS will authorise deprivation of liberty in order to provide care or treatment to an individual who lacks capacity to consent to their arrangements, in England and Wales. It will replace a system that many agree is overly bureaucratic and complicated.