Mental Capacity Report – October 2017

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Mental Capacity Report – October 2017


Welcome to the October 2017 Mental Capacity Report. Highlights this month include: (1) In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: serious medical treatment cases and the involvement of… Read more »

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

Mental Capacity Report: Scotland – October 2017


In the Scotland Report: the Scottish Public Guardian on powers of attorney problems and a sideways judicial look at the meaning of support. Click here to download the Scotland Report… Read more »

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

Wider Context Report – October 2017


In the Wider Context Report: the LGO and the MCA 2005, an update on the assisted dying challenge, the Mental Health Act review and guidance for enabling serious ill people… Read more »

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

Practice and Procedure Report – October 2017


In the Practice and Procedure Report: a transparency update, a guest article on welfare cases in practice before the CoP and a problematic case on capacity thresholds and the inherent… Read more »

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

Property and Affairs Report – October 2017


In the Property and Affairs Report: financial abuse at home and tools to combat financial scamming. Click here to download the Property and Affairs Report For all of our reports,… Read more »

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

Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report – October 2017


In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: serious medical treatment cases and the involvement of the CoP, family members and Rule 3A and DoLS before the European Court… Read more »

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

Assisted Suicide Legal Challenge


The High Court has handed down judgment in R (Conway) v Secretary of State for Justice [2017] EWHC 2447 in which it rejected the latest legal challenge to the prohibition… Read more »

CategoryNews Author James Strachan QC, Alexander Ruck Keene, Benjamin Tankel, Annabel Lee Date

Mental Capacity Report – September 2017


Welcome to the September 2017 Mental Capacity Report. Highlights this month include: (1) In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: alcohol and best interests, the price for failing… Read more »

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

Mental Capacity Report: Scotland – September 2017


In the Scotland Report: a Scottish perspective on powers of attorney problems and attorney registration updates. Download the Scotland Report For all of our reports, newsletters and cases please visit… Read more »

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

Wider Context Report – September 2017


In the Wider Context Report: mental capacity in (in)action in SARs, litigation friends in tribunals, legal services and vulnerability, and the Committee on the Rights of Persons scrutinises the UK…. Read more »

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

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