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.
Judgment concerning PB who has suffered a severe brain haemorrhage, lacks capacity and is in a care home and what level of contact she should have with her husband.
Application by the sister of the P to be made her personal welfare deputy and also for costs against the LA. Both applications were refused.
This hearing was listed to determine whether the P was able to make a capacitous decision to accept or refuse care, support and education.
Application in relation to the P's capacity to decide where she should live and whether she should continue to have contact with her abusive partner.
Judgment relating to costs arising from an application by TQ to be made to be made a health and welfare deputy. She is the former key worker for P. P has a life long diagnosis of Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome (a severe form of epilepsy), cannot walk, requires 24 hour care and has no contact with family members.
Judgment from the Vice President in three conjoined appeals concerning the correct approach to the appointment of Personal Welfare Deputies and whether the current law is confusing.
Case summaries on every Court of Protection case & other relevant decisions with links to the full judgment where available.
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