Application by the LA to determine whether or not the P lacked capacity to make decisions about her residence, care, contact, access to social media and the internet, to enter and surrender a tenancy and to consent to sexual relations. The court ruled that she lacked capacity in all areas.
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 court had to decide if it was in the P's best interests to continue to receive CANH. The court ruled that CANH should continue.
The LA was seeking declarations in relation to the P’s capacity in a number of areas of her life.
Proceedings relating to the P were adjourned for several months because of the Covid-19 pandemic which meant that he could not return to his habitual residence in Spain.
Applications brought under the Mental Capacity Act 2005 seeking section 15 declarations in relation to the P's capacity to make a range of relevant decisions and various best interests' determinations; and further seeking authority to deprive the P of his liberty at his accommodation and in the community. The applications were granted.
Application to recognise and enforce an order of the Irish High Court concerning the transfer of treatment of a 19 year old Irish girl between specialist units in England. Application allowed.
Application by NHS trust that it would be in C’s best interests to have surgery relating to her endometrial cancer in circumstances where C has been diagnosed as suffering from paranoid schizophrenia and has delusional thoughts.
ACC & Ors (property and affairs deputy; recovering assets costs for legal proceedings)  EWCOP 9
Judgment concerning whether, and in what circumstances, the deputy can recover from the protected person’s assets costs which have been or are likely to be incurred in legal proceedings.
Application by Local Health Board concerning dental treatment for P a severely autistic 17 year old with very little ability to communicate directly. The judgment is notable for Hayden J’s dismay at delays in bringing the application.
Case summaries on every Court of Protection case & other relevant decisions with links to the full judgment where available.
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