This session explores the(DoLS) to help you understand what they are, their aim and purpose.
The word order 'disabled children and young people' is used in this and all the Disability Matters sessions. This is because disabling factors are most often external to the person and are therefore something that everyone in society can do something about.
Author: Helen Kingston
Keywords:, DoLS, mental capacity, best interests, safeguards, assessor, managing authority, supervisory body
Session reference: 430-4005