The court had to make a best interests decision in relation to the mode of delivery of the unborn child being carried by the P.
This hearing was listed to determine whether the P was able to make a capacitous decision to accept or refuse care, support and education.
The Applicant NHS Trust was seeking a declaration that it was in the P's best interests to re-insert a PEG tube which had fallen out. The declaration was made.
Application by the mother of the P to have the P's inheritance put into trust. The application was successful.
Application by the NHS Trust to undertake urgent medical treatment on the P who was suffering from advanced cancer of the larynx. The application was granted.
The court had to decide whether the P was habitually resident in the UK or Ireland. The court concluded that she was habitually resident in Ireland.
Application for costs against the LA who had withdrawn an application for an injunction. The costs application succeeded.
Application in relation to the P's capacity to decide where she should live and whether she should continue to have contact with her abusive partner.
Application by the P's mother for the court to recognise Letters of Guardianship granted by a US court, which confer authority on the mother to make decisions in respect of the P's person, and to determine a challenge to the standard authorisation in respect of deprivation of liberty in the P's current living arrangements by returning her to the care of her mother. The application for recognition of Letters of Guardianship was refused on the grounds of public policy and the challenge to the current authorisation was dismissed.
Application to determine whether the P's property was included in 'net assets' when deciding whether or not her net assets were above or below £16,000. The court ruled that the property is included in net assets.
Case summaries on every Court of Protection case & other relevant decisions with links to the full judgment where available.
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