The Mental Capacity Act 2005 and the MCA (Amendment) 2019, which reforms the DoLS applies to England and Wales.
The purpose of this document is to explain the service’s approach to service users who might lack the mental capacity to take decisions about their care and treatment and who could have their freedom restricted to the point where they are deprived of their liberty.
The service’s policy has been established to comply with the provisions of the Human Rights Act 1998, the Mental Capacity Act 2005, the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 and the Regulated Services (Service Providers and Responsible Individuals) Regulations 2017, formed under the Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Act 2016.
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