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Moving from Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards to Liberty Protection Safeguards

Friday 3 Dec 2021


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This conference will update delegates on both the implications of the new Act and the implementation of the Liberty Protection Safeguards in your service, and current issues with managing Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards during and beyond Covid-19.

The Liberty Protection Safeguards are planned to come into force in April 2022

“The Liberty Protection Safeguards are planned to come into force in April 2022.”

Department of Health and Social Care, June 2021

“It remains vitally important, both in the DoLS now and the LPS in future, to make sure people using services, together with their families, supporters and advocates, are kept at the heart of the process. The human rights and quality of life of many thousands of people made vulnerable by their circumstances depend on it.”

Care Quality Commission October 2020

“During the pandemic, the principles of the MCA and the safeguards provided by the DoLS still apply.”

Department of Health 2020

This conference will enable you to:

  • Network with colleagues who are working to move from DoLS to Liberty Protection Safeguards
  • Understand the implications and challenges of the current DoLS system during the Covid-19 pandemic and beyond
  • Reflect on national developments and understand the implications of the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Act 2019
  • Improve the way you manage Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards in the interim
  • Explore the context of the new LPS Code of Practice
  • Develop a plan to move to LPS and understand the implications for your service
  • Understand the changes with regard to 16-17 years olds under the new system, the previous system started at 18, the new system starts at age 16
  • Ensure you are up to date with the legal and practical implications of the new system will be and the preparation you will need
  • Reflect on how you can consider restrictions of people’s liberties as part of their overall care package
  • Learn from case studies in planning the move from DoLS to LPS
  • Understand Mental Capacity and Best Interest Assessment
  • Ensure you are up to date with the implications for your service
  • Self assess and reflect on your own practice
  • Gain CPD accreditation points contributing to professional development and revalidation evidence

Chair & Speakers Include:

Alex Ruck Keene

Barrister, 39 Essex Chambers, Writer and Educator

Tim Spencer Lane

Mental Capacity Lawyer; and Senior Lecturer
Kingston University

Mr Ben Troke

Browne Jacobsen Solicitors

Rachel Griffiths MBE

Consultant, Mental Capacity Act and Human Rights

Virtual Attendance

Our online virtual events include a combination of live webcam presentations, training materials, video sessions and interactive exercises and discussion.

All you need is a quiet space, a good internet connection and PC or laptop with camera and microphone to allow you to see, hear and speak to the facilitator and other delegates. We will provide full instructions for accessing the platform along with login details. 

For the full benefits and all our virtual training titles click here

Virtual Training

Exhibition & Sponsorship Packages

This conference offers a valuable opportunity for industry suppliers to personally meet with their target audience where they will have time to talk and demonstrate the benefits of their products. High quality specialist audiences make having a presence at our events a highly targeted and cost effective marketing channel.

Why Exhibit?

Having a presence at this event will give you the opportunity to:

  • Demonstrate your product, system or service
  • Network and engage with your key audience  
  • Generate new business leads
  • Gain exposure for your brand and raise the profile of your organisation
  • Understand the current needs of your audience and challenges they’re facing
  • Update your knowledge of national policy and local developments  


Contact Carolyn Goodbody for exhibition and sponsorship prices, or to discuss a tailored package to suit your needs and budget.

Fee Options

NHS & Public Sector



Voluntary sector & charities



Commercial organisations



Virtual Training



(Prices in brackets include VAT)


Additional delegate discount:

A discount of 15% will be applied to fees for any extra delegates.

Online discount:

A discount of 10% will be applied if you pay using the website.

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