Appeal concerning when an individual lacks capacity to consent to sexual relations and whether that assessment should also take into account their capacity to understand whether the other person has given consent. Appeal dismissed.
Application by the LA to authorise the P's removal from her home and her transfer to a residential care home, at least for an interim period. The application was granted.
Application for the P to return to the UK from Lebanon. Application refused.
Appeal against a decision that care workers would not commit a criminal offence under section 39 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003 were they to make the practical arrangements for a 27 year old man to visit a sex worker. Appeal allowed.
The court had to consider the question of whether the property and affairs deputy was an ‘authorised person’ in respect of the P within the meaning of s32 of the Care Act 2014. The court concluded he was not.
Judgment following an out of hours application by an NHS Trust concerning their plans for managing a woman with a schizoaffective disorder during the birth of her first child.
Application by a daughter (WU), as representative for other family members, seeking orders that their mother (BU) lacks capacity to make decisions about her contact, restricting contact with another man and for a forced marriage protection order to be put in place.
Judgment relating to whether a property and affairs deputy for an individual lacking capacity should be discharged and, if so, who should be appointed in their stead.
Judgment concerning whether an 80-year-old’s advance decision on receiving a blood transfusion was valid.
Judgment concerning what would be in the best interests of an 84-year-old woman with Alzheimer’s Disease in terms of her residence, care and support, and contact with her children.
Case summaries on every Court of Protection case & other relevant decisions with links to the full judgment where available.
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