The Mental Capacity Act Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (MCA DoLS) were introduced in 2009 to provide legal protection for vulnerable people who are, or may become, deprived of their liberty in a hospital or care home.
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A deprivation of liberty can be authorised by the Supervisory Body. In Doncaster, Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council (DMBC) acts as the Supervisory Body and has overall management of the DoLS process. The role involves considering requests for authorisations, commissioning assessments to be undertaken, and where all assessments determine a deprivation of liberty is occurring; authorising this.