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Title
The Mental Capacity Act 2005: Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards and You: Easy Read
Author
Department of Health
Description
Hospitals, care homes, local authorities, and Primary Care Trusts have a statutory duty under MCA DOLS legislation to make sure that the person made subject to the authorisation and assessment process is supported to understand what is happening to them; and that they are made aware of their rights and entitlements under the MCA DOLS.  The following information is for the relevant person and is available for download and distribution at the provider's discretion.