Liberty Protection Safeguards: delay to implementation

Update as of 17 Dec 21

The Department of Health and Social Care has written to the Liberty Protection Safeguards (LPS) national steering group to announce that the aim to implement the LPS by April 2022 cannot be met. The LPS were due to be implemented by April 2022, but this aim is now unfeasible. The letter that sets out the reasons for the delay can be found here:  Liberty Protection Safeguards: delay to implementation – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)