Advocacy is a way of protecting and asserting our rights. If someone speaks on your behalf, they are commonly known as an advocate.
If you need social care support from Doncaster Council, we think you should have choice and control over which services you access to meet your needs. Personal Budgets give you this choice and control.
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.
How can we develop our workforce?
Phase 2 of the Care Act has now been delayed after an announcement from the Government.
I Care Ambassadors aims to dispel the negative myths which are associated with the sector and promote a wide range of different career opportunities.
Do you want to share your enthusiasm for the work?
By providing ‘just in time’ information, eLearning provides an efficient and effective learning experience. ELearning can be accessed as and when necessary and training can be broken up into bite sized sessions to fit in with work schedules and other priorities.
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.