December 2020 updates

Liberty Protection Safeguards updates

There have been changes regarding the proposed role of Care Home Managers within the LPS.

You can find out more regarding the latest plans for LPS implementation here.

Liberty Protection Safeguards Factsheets (updated 30th November)

A Summary of LPS National Steering Group meeting – October 2020 is here

Advocacy Qualification update

A new City & Guilds qualification will be available in the new year to support advocates working in England and Northern Ireland.  Current qualifications will remain valid.  More information is available here

EHRC resources – Your Rights when detained under the Mental Health Act in England

The Equality and Human Rights Commission have published a set of resources to help people who have been detained under the Mental Health Act, and their families, understand their rights.  You can access these resources here