Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Caseloads and Applications Continue to Rise Dramatically

Taking data from around 130 Councils over the last two years, it has been found that DoLs Caseloads and Applications have increased in number to the point of overwhelming many local DoLs teams.   Between 2013-2014, approximately 1000 applications were processed every month, however between April 2014 – September 2014, approximately 9000 applications were processed […]

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