This page contains information for managing authorities in Bradford and Airedale.
For guidance on hospitals and care homes, please visit the Department of Health website.
If you have any queries on any part of the Deprivation of Liberty (DoLS) process, please contact the Bradford and Airedale DoLS helpline.
On receipt of either an urgent or standard authorisation the admin team will:
The forms below are available for you to download and return to the admin team.
Please fax forms immediately or post the originals the same day to the DoLS admin team at:
DoLS admin team
c/o City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council
6th Floor, Jacob's Well
Alternatively you can hand deliver the forms by 10am the following working day.
Any urgent application decisions have to be made within seven days (but in exceptional circumstances this can be extended for a further seven day period) and all standard application decisions have to be made within 21 days.
We have arranged to use the following two organisations to provide IMCA if required under the Mental Health Capacity Act 2005.
Telephone: 01274 391691
Fax: 01274 731522
Bradford and Airedale Mental Health Advocacy Group
Telephone: 01274 770118
Fax: 01274 770263