Application concerning the best interests of a 17 year-old with autism, severe learning disability and asthma and whether he should be vaccinated against covid-19.
Judgment explaining final order in long-running proceedings concerning residence and restrictions of a young man with a personality disorder, drug and alcohol issues.
Application for permission to appeal, and appeal if granted, by family of AH concerning the judge's decision that AH would like to cease medical treatment after he visited her in hospital
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.
Case summaries on every Court of Protection case & other relevant decisions with links to the full judgment where available.
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