Restricting someone's freedom

If you are worried that somebody’s care in a care home or hospital is too restrictive, you should contact us.

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Examples may include:

  • Not being allowed out unsupervised.
  • Bed rails or lap belts are being used to restrict movement.
  • Around the clock supervision.

If this is being done without the proper authority to do so, this is called an unauthorised deprivation of liberty.