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.

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.

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