Appeal raising an “important question about how supervisory bodies should evidence their scrutiny of requests for authorisation of deprivation of liberty”
The applicant Trust was seeking a declaration that it would be both lawful and in the P's best interests to discontinue any further attempts to provide dialysis.
Hearing to determine whether it was in the P's best interests to receive compulsory treatment for her disorder.
Judgment concerning the best interests of an expectant mother with severe agoraphobia who does not have capacity to make decisions about the location of the birth.
Judgment concerning medical treatment for a 49 year old woman - ER - who has anorexia nervosa and whose physical condition is declining. The judge had to decide whether she has capacity to make decisions about her treatment and, in the light of that, to determine her best interests.
Hearing to decide if the P should be given the Covid-19 vaccine against her will.
Hearing to determine whether the P had capacity to decide on his future residence and care.
Hearing to decide if the P had capacity to consent to sexual relations.
Appeal against a judgment on the ground that the judge's interpretation of the words "intentionally causes or incites" in Section 39 (1)(a) of the Sexual Offences Act 2003 failed to give the words their natural meaning.
Case summaries on every Court of Protection case & other relevant decisions with links to the full judgment where available.
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