Mental Capacity Guidance Note: A Brief Guide To Carrying Out Capacity Assessments – November 2017

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Mental Capacity Guidance Note: A Brief Guide To Carrying Out Capacity Assessments – November 2017


This purpose of this document is to provide for social workers and those working in front-line clinical settings a brief overview of the law and principles relating to the assessment… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Simon Edwards, Neil Allen, Katharine Scott, Alexander Ruck Keene, Victoria Butler-Cole, Annabel Lee, Nicola Kohn Date

Mental Capacity Guidance Note: A Brief Guide To Carrying Out Best Interest Assessments – November 2017


This purpose of this document is to provide for social workers and those working in front-line clinical settings a brief overview of the law and principles relating to the assessment… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Simon Edwards, Neil Allen, Katharine Scott, Alexander Ruck Keene, Victoria Butler-Cole, Annabel Lee, Nicola Kohn Date

Mental Capacity Report: Special Report: Law Commission MCD Project


In this special report, we provide full coverage of the recently published Law Commission Report on proposed amendments to the Mental Capacity Act. We include a detailed summary of the… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Alexander Ruck Keene Date

Mental Capacity Law Guidance Note: Mental Capacity and Ordinary Residence (updated December 2016)


This guidance note sets out the key considerations to be applied when assessing the ordinary residence of a person who is mentally incapable of forming a settled intention where to… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Alexander Ruck Keene, Peter Mant Date

Judicial deprivation of liberty authorisations: Updated November 2016


This guide provides updated guidance as to the process for applying for judicial authorisation of deprivation of liberty, including the requirements set down in the revised COP DOL10 form into… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Neil Allen, Alexander Ruck Keene, Victoria Butler-Cole, Michelle Pratley Date

Mental Capacity Law Newsletter: Scotland – December 2015


In the Scotland Newsletter: important amendments to the Education (Scotland) Bill, an important – and troubling – judicial review decision on ordinary residence in the cross-border context and guidance from… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Simon Edwards, Neil Allen, Alexander Ruck Keene, Victoria Butler-Cole, Annabel Lee Date

Capacity outside the Court of Protection Newsletter – December 2015


In the Capacity outside the COP Newsletter: DNACPRs notices and capacity, a College of Police Consultation on Mental Health practice, a coroner fully grasping capacity, the inaugural UK Mental Disability… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Simon Edwards, Neil Allen, Alexander Ruck Keene, Victoria Butler-Cole, Annabel Lee Date

Practice and Procedure Newsletter – December 2015


In the Practice and Procedure Newsletter: a very important decision on fact-finding (and when it is and is not necessary), and guidance – by analogy – from the Supreme Court… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Simon Edwards, Neil Allen, Alexander Ruck Keene, Victoria Butler-Cole, Annabel Lee Date

Property and Affairs Newsletter – December 2015


In the Property and Affairs Newsletter: gratuitous care, conflicts of interest and the OPG’s new guidance on safeguarding. Download the Property and Affairs Newsletter. For all of our newsletters and… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Simon Edwards, Neil Allen, Alexander Ruck Keene, Victoria Butler-Cole, Annabel Lee Date

Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Newsletter – December 2015


In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Newsletter: landmark best interests and capacity decisions in the medical treatment sphere, more on the cross-over between the MHA and the MCA,… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Simon Edwards, Neil Allen, Alexander Ruck Keene, Victoria Butler-Cole, Annabel Lee Date

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