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 »

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Judicial deprivation of liberty authorisations: Updated November 2017


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 DOL11 form into… Read more »

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Mental Capacity Guidance Note: Without Notice Hearings Before The Court Of Protection – November 2017


This purpose of this guidance note is to outline the core obligations identified in the case-law relating to ex parte (without notice) applications. It is designed above all for legal… Read more »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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Guidance Note: Acting as a litigation friend in the Court of Protection


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 »

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Deprivation of Liberty after Cheshire West: key questions for social workers and medical practitioners


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 »

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