Issue details

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Implications for Flintshire County Council

To update Cabinet on the Supreme Court ruling made in March 2014 that changed the way Deprivations of Liberty are assessed.


To inform Cabinet of the impact on services and actions taken to date.


To request that Cabinet consider the financial implications for social services and legal services.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 08/12/2014

Report Type: Operational;

Decision due: 16 Dec 2014 by Cabinet

Lead member: Deputy Leader of the Council and Cabinet Member for Social Services and Wellbeing

Lead director: Chief Officer (Social Services)

Department: Social Services

Contact: Neil Ayling Email:


Agenda items


  • DOLS (Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards) implications for Flintshire County Council