Mental Capacity Act (Amendment) will take our rights backwards

The Bill proposes a Liberty Protection Safeguards (LPS) scheme to replace the Deprivation of Liberty scheme (DoLs) which authorises the deprivation of liberty of people who ‘lack mental capacity’. The Bill will affect the fundamental human rights of hundreds of thousands of people with conditions such as dementia, learning disability and brain injury.

Click here to read what Sue Bott, CBE, Deputy CEO Disability Rights UK said:

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