DoLS – Deprivation Of Liberty Safeguards Fostering

If you have low numbers we also have this subject available as an online course

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This course provides a background to DoLS and explores how foster carers can ensure compliance whilst carrying out their role. Candidates will also gain an understanding of how to keep the best interests of those that they look after.

The main learning objectives of the course are as follows:

  1. To know what deprivation of liberty is
  2. To understand the key principles of DoLS
  3. To know why DoLS is needed
  4. To understand lawful deprivation of liberty
  5. To know what a deprivation of liberty assessment involves
  6. To know what constitutes a deprivation of liberty and how it is likely to occur

This course meets the Training, Support, and Development Standards as outlined in The Fostering Services (England) Regulations 2011.

Upon booking this course, we will discuss the learning objectives and outcomes you wish to achieve based on the young people in your care.

We also have an advanced version, which is specifically for designated individuals or seniors.

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The dates & times are exclusively picked by you so it fits within your training planner schedule

Duty Of Care Guaranteed

Should any learner miss their face to face session the online version will be provided for free

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The price we quote is fixed plus vat with no hidden costs. The price quoted also includes your certificates. You can also cancel or move a booking for free if you give us 7 days notice.

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Should you have a training planner with multiple bookings you will be offered a special discount rate.

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