Application by the P's daughter for an order that it was in her mother's best interests to be allowed to leave the care home in which she was currently living and move to live with her daughter and her family. The court agreed that it was in the P's best interests that she should live with her daughter.
Does the Court of Protection have the power to grant injunctive relief? Yes, said the court.
Further decision following a court ruling that the P should not leave the care home to live with his daughter.
The court had to decide if the P has capacity to make the decision as to whether she should continue to live in residential care or return to live in her own flat with a care package.
The LA considered that the P lacked the capacity to make decisions about contraception and, in view of her obstetric history and current presentation, her treating team considered that it was in the P's best interests to have an intrauterine contraceptive device inserted at the time of her caesarean section in order both to reduce the risk of an unplanned future pregnancy and to enable family spacing. The court made the order sought.
Application by a hospital Trust for declarations that it is lawful, if there is a deterioration in the condition of the P (a) not to provide CPR or any other resuscitative measure and (b) not to admit her to the ICU Unit or provide an ICU level of care, even if, absent this order, she would meet the criteria for ICU admission.
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.
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