Application by the P's daughter to achieve his discharge from the care home where he is presently living and a declaration that it is in his best interest to be returned to his home with an appropriate package of support.
The application was generated by the decision of the P's care home to suspend all visits from any family members because of the coronavirus pandemic. It was contended that this application was urgent because the current constrictions imposed by this care home was said to constitute an unlawful interference with the P's rights, guaranteed by Articles 5 and 8 ECHR.
The court decided that the P should remain at the care home and the outstanding capacity assessment could be undertaken via Skype or facetime.
Read the full text of the judgment on Bailii
Comments are closed.
Case summaries on every Court of Protection case & other relevant decisions with links to the full judgment where available.
Support the Hub
This site is free to access but if you find it useful then please consider a contribution by way of support for our work. Click here to contribute.
Sign up for our free email alert
We do not share your details with any third parties and you can unsubscribe at any time
More from Bath Publishing
This site is published by Bath Publishing Limited
Manage your email preferences