Application by local authority about the return to home of AC, a 92-year-old, in circumstances where her son, GC, who had been her main carer, had hoarding issues and where both of them lacked capacity in certain areas.
Applications concerning placement for a 17 year old with a diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Disorder, severe learning difficulties, and Tourette’s Syndrome, after he attacked staff at his current placement.
Capacity and best interests decision concerning whether KF has capacity to have sexual relations with KF, a man who has sexually assaulted her in the past.
Judgment from Mostyn J clarifying points around participation of P, anonymity and the correctness of the standard transparency order.
Reserved judgment following declarations that it was in BG’s best interests for no further treatment and no hydration or nutrition against her wishes.
Reading Borough Council v P (by her litigation friend, the Official Solicitor) SS, HS and KS  EWCOP 27
Best interests decision concerning whether P should remain in a care home placement or have a trial period of care with KS, her daughter, in circumstances where her daughter’s hostility to the placement could undermine the care P receives.
Judgment concerning medical treatment for C, who was on a ventilator following a cardiac arrest, involving consideration of the religious background of C and her family.
South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Trust Foundation v SA (By His Litigation Friend The Official Solicitor)  EWCOP 23 (Fam)
Application by NHS Trust to carry out dental treatment on SA, a 22 year old who lives in 24 hour supported care.
Judgment giving reasons for why the judge removed an application for the deprivation of liberty of a 17 year old from the streamlined procedure. Although the matter was eventually settled by consent, the judgment has been published to provide guidance on when the streamlined procedure may be appropriate.
Best interests decision concerning whether FZ should receive the Covid vaccination.
Case summaries on every Court of Protection case & other relevant decisions with links to the full judgment where available.
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