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Deprivation of liberty (DOLs)

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The Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards is an addendum to the Mental Capacity Act 2005. Find out about applying online.

Direct payments for care

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A direct payment is when your personal budget is paid directly to you to buy your own care and support in line with your assessed needs.

Disability badges

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Information about applying for a blue badge via the Direct Gov website.

Drinking less alcohol

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Drinking less alcohol can benefit you and the people around you. Find our helpful resources to help you drink less and live better.

Drugs

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Information about experiencing difficulties with drugs, and how to access support.

Deaf people

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Information about hearing loss and what support is available.

Death certificates

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Apply for a death certificate through our website.

Definitive map

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The Definitive Map and Statement are paper documents available to view at the County Council Offices, District and Borough Council Offices and some public libraries.

Disabled persons bus passes

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Apply, renew or replace a disabled persons bus pass.

Disabled persons parking bays

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Information about how to apply for a disabled persons parking bay.

Drainage and flooding

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Find out about the flooding of drains on the highways, and how to report an issue.

Driver training

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Find out about a variety of courses, from pre-driver training right through to defensive driver training.

Dropped kerbs (vehicle access crossings)

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A dropped kerb or a vehicle access crossing allows vehicles to safely cross the pavement and enter a driveway from the road.

Damage and injury claim

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If you have been injured or your property has been damaged while you were using the road you have the right to make a claim for compensation.

Death and bereavement

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When somebody dies you need to talk to some organisations and fill in documents needed by law.

Dial-a-ride-services

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Information on dial-a-ride and community voluntary transport schemes in your area.

Domestic abuse

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If you, or someone you know, is affected by domestic abuse, help is available.

Duvet disposal

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How to correctly dispose of a duvet.

Dead animal disposal

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How to correctly dispose of a dead animal.

Door disposal

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How to correctly dispose of a door.

Dignity in care

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Find out about the Dignity in Care Awards

Digital Staffordshire

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View our Digital Staffordshire website for information about the digital toolkit, innovations and our digital blog.

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