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Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

Court of protection

In re Briggs (Incapacitated Person) (Medical Treatment: Best Interests Decision) [2016] EWCOP 487, 8; 24 Nov 2016 Court of Protection 

Bound to fail

The failure of the deprivation of liberty safeguards has left us with a system worse than the one it replaced, says Katie Underhill

Whose best interests?

The Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards are not merely suggestions, they must be appropriately fulfilled before any individual is deprived of their liberty, warns Sofia Tayton