Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS)

Use these forms to notify us of Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards requests and/or authorisations.

Services registered under the Regulation and Inspection of Social Care Act (Wales) 2016 (The 2016 Act)

If you need to notify us about any changes or incidents at your service which are registered under the 2016 Act, you need to notify us using CIW Online. (External link) 


You will only be able to make an online notification if your application to re-register has been fully accepted and approved by us.

All other services

It is your legal responsibility to tell us about events that take place in your service. You must notify us of any Deprivation of Liberty requests and/or authorisations.

Please download the form below, complete and return to your nearest office. If you send your completed form by secure email, you do not need to send us a hard copy.

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