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The Northern Ireland Executive Department of Health has published an information leaflet as guidance literature on the Mental Capacity Act – Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards. The leaflet provides a summary of the key information in relation to the new deprivation of liberty processes.
What is a deprivation of liberty and the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards?
A deprivation of liberty is when all of the following occur:

a person is in a place where care or treatment is being provided
a person is not free to leave
a person is under continuous supervision and control

A person can be deprived of liberty in any place, for example, a hospital, care home, supported living accommodation or other setting.
Even if the person or others, such as a carer or a relative are happy with the care and the person …