Judgment explaining final order in long-running proceedings concerning residence and restrictions of a young man with a personality disorder, drug and alcohol issues.
Application by the LA to authorise the P's removal from her home and her transfer to a residential care home, at least for an interim period. The application was granted.
Application for the P to return to the UK from Lebanon. Application refused.
Hearing to determine whether the P had capacity to decide on his future residence and care.
Hearing to decide how and when the P could transfer from a care home to the home of her parents.
The court had to determine whether it was in the P's best interests to remain away from his family home and, indeed, to move to a new placement, or for him to return to his family home and their care.
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.
There was a dispute as to whether the conclusions of a second independent expert psychiatrist should be accepted, and final declarations made in accordance with those conclusions.
The court had to decide whether the P had capacity to decide where he resides, the care he receives, to have contact with others and access to the internet and social media. The court concluded that he did have capacity to make those decisions.
Further decision following a court ruling that the P should not leave the care home to live with his daughter.
Case summaries on every Court of Protection case & other relevant decisions with links to the full judgment where available.
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