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Protecting people’s human rights when they cannot consent to treatment

 

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Protecting people’s human rights when they cannot consent to treatment

The CQC will do more checks on the use of the deprivation of liberty safeguards which aim to protect people’s human rights when they lack capacity to make decisions about the health or social care they receive.

CQC checks in this area will now become a routine part of hospital and care home inspections and they will work more closely with local authorities to support them in their role as supervisory bodies.