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Let’s talk about that DoLS backlog

Studies show that DoLS teams are getting through up to three times more assessments than they were in 2014/15, but the backlog of cases remaining incomplete or never started continues to grow.

This is due to the number of new applications dramatically outstripping the number of completed or withdrawn assessments.

Despite a rise in the number of Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards assessments completed, in 2017/18, the number of applications left unfinished rose to over 125,000, putting a lot of pressure on the already over stretched teams.

Sound familiar?

By outsourcing your assessments to Carter Brown, you can reduce the pressure felt by your teams, creating a healthier, happier work place.

Your assessments will be fully managed by our highly trained teams, from referral right through to filing of the completed assessment. We are able to offer competitive costs, including reduced rates for bulk purchase, and work within restricted timescales.

To make a referral, simply email or call our friendly team on 01623 661089, and we will be more than happy to discuss your needs.

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