The court had to consider capacity in relation to residence, treatment and care where the P suffered a personality disorder and a number of physical ailments including diabetes.
The P was accommodated in a care home but was adamant that she should be allowed to return to her own home despite having to be cared for by a number of professionals because of her self-neglect and not taking medication.
The court concluded that the P lacks capacity in relation to the question whether or not she should be accommodated in the relevant hospital or care home for the purpose of being given the relevant care or treatment and therefore authorised her continued detention and deprivation of liberty in that home.
Read the full text of the judgment on Bailii
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