Mental Capacity Guidance Note: Deprivation Of Liberty In The Hospital Setting

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Mental Capacity Guidance Note: Deprivation Of Liberty In The Hospital Setting


The law governing the deprivation of a person’s liberty in a hospital can be complex. In every case it involves (or should involve) consideration of the question of what amounts… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Neil Allen, Alexander Ruck Keene, Victoria Butler-Cole, Nicola Kohn Date

Mental Capacity Report – January 2018


Welcome to the January 2018 Mental Capacity Report. Highlights this month include: (1) In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: Re Y update, a further round in the… 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 – January 2018


In the Scotland Report: Court of Protection orders before the Scottish courts and an update on the Scottish Government consultation on adults with incapacity. Click here to download the Mental… Read more »

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

Wider Context Report – January 2018


In the Wider Context Report: interim guidance on CANH withdrawal, the NICE consultation on decision-making and capacity, an important study on everyday decision-making under the MCA and a book corner… Read more »

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

Practice and Procedure Report – January 2018


In the Practice and Procedure Report: fluctuating capacity in the face of the court, Court of Protection statistics and a useful case for human rights claims arising out of the… Read more »

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

Property and Affairs Report – January 2018


In the Property and Affairs Report: case-law and OPG guidance on gifts, and whether its effect on a will is information relevant to the test of whether a person has… Read more »

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

Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report – January 2018


In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: Re Y update, a further round in the Re X saga, a briefing note on PJ/MM, the Chief Coroner’s annual report… Read more »

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

Deckchairs on the legal Titanic? The Re X saga continues


In an important judgment for ensuring article 5 compliance and the rights of some of the most vulnerable who do not have others to advocate for them, In Re KT &… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Neil Allen Date

Mental Capacity Report end of term update


A combination of the pressure of our other commitments and a lack of major reported cases from the Court of Protection means that we will not have a formal Report… Read more »

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

Mental Capacity Report – November 2017


Welcome to the November 2017 Mental Capacity Report. Highlights this month include: (1) In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: the Court of Appeal considers parental consent to… Read more »

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

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