Legislation and Regulation

A range of legislation affects people living with learning disabilities. These pages cover information on the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and the legislative framework for deprivation of liberty and adult safeguarding

You can find resources explaining their relevance to the housing sector, as well as links to general information about them. They will be of interest to housing managers, providers and their partners.

While the Mental Capacity Act covers deprivation of liberty, we have put specific resources relating to it in a separate sub-category to help you find them. We list the sub-categories below.