FREE Webinar: Getting ready for the impending Liberty Protection Safeguards (LPS) consultation

Dementia Care
August 1, 2021

We’re here to bring you a FREE webinar on the Liberty Protection Safeguards (LPS) on 12th August at 10 am!

Title:  Getting ready for the impending LPS consultation – Building your knowledge of the current position on DOLS, LPS

Date: 12th August 2021

Time: 10:00 – 11:00 

What can you expect from the webinar: 

Liz Jones, Policy Director at NCF and Regulatory Inspector, Ed Watkinson are looking forward to discussing the background to Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) and how it ultimately has led to the development of Liberty Protection Safeguards (LPS). This session will be helpful for people to refresh themselves prior to the important LPS consultation which we are expecting over the summer.

Based on the current knowledge, you will learn:

  • The key differences between DoLs and LPS
  • Reasons for changes and current timetable for the LPS
  • The outline of the important changes that care providers need to be aware of
  • How to prepare for the consultation on the LPS Code of Practice & regulations



More about our speakers:

Ed Watkinson has been a care assistant, registered manager, area manager, care manager and senior commissioner. He has also served as a Planning and Commissioning Manager for Buckinghamshire County Council and as Methodology Developer and Regulatory Inspector for the Commission for Social Care Inspection. Most recently, he has worked as a Regulation Manager for Barchester Healthcare.


Liz Jones is the Policy Director of the National Care Forum and has a strong background in social policy, care and support and health and housing, with over 20 years of experience across the civil service, local government and the charity sector, including Methodist Homes (MHA), Nottingham City Council and Manchester City Council.



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