Appeal against inability to charge higher rates for deputies although the hourly rate had not been reviewed since 2010. Appeal allowed.
Appeal against a court decision that the P lacked capacity to make decisions about his residence and care. The appeal was allowed.
NP, Re  EWCOP 44
The court had to decide whether the P, who was about to be discharged from a neuro-rehabilitation unit, should live in the marital home or a residential care home. A marital home trial was agreed.
SB (capacity assessment)  EWCOP 43
Application by the OS discharging a previous order for the instruction of a third independent expert psychiatrist, to assess the P’s capacity to make decisions about contact with other people. The court made the order sought.
The court had to decide if the professional deputy could be remunerated at a higher rate than public authority deputies. The court concluded that he could not.
The court had to decide if the P, who lives in a flat in supported accommodation, was being deprived of her liberty. The court ruled that she was.
Case summaries on every Court of Protection case & other relevant decisions with links to the full judgment where available.
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