Lambeth DOLS Service

Lambeth’s Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) Service is available to organisations, professionals or members of the public if they need advice in relation to deprivation of liberty safeguards.

The DoLS service can provide advice on any matter relating to deprivation of liberty safeguards, including: 

  • whether a deprivation of liberty is occurring
  • how to apply for deprivation of liberty safeguards (DoLS)
  • how to report an unauthorised deprivation of liberty
  • how the DoLS authorisation process works
  • how a person's rights will be protected

 
NB: The deprivation of liberty safeguards do not apply to a person subject to detention under the Mental Health Act.

Telephone: 0207 926 7748
Email: LAMBETHDoLS@lambeth.gov.uk
Monday – Friday: 09:00 - 17:00

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