Mental Capacity Report – February 2022

Monthly Archives: 07th February 2022

Mental Capacity Report – February 2022


Welcome to the February 2022 Mental Capacity Report.  Highlights this month include: (1) In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: religion and the burdens of treatment; vaccine case… Read more »

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Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report – February 2022


In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: religion and the burdens of treatment; vaccine case law update; and making the decisions the person would have made. Click here… Read more »

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Property and Affairs Report – February 2022


In the Property and Affairs Report: the scope of the powers under an LPA, and updated safeguarding guidance from the OPG. Click here to download the Property and Affairs Report…. Read more »

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Practice and Procedure Report – February 2022


In the Practice and Procedure Report: vulnerable parties and witnesses, and covert recordings. Click here for the Practice and Procedure Report For all of our reports, newsletters and cases please… Read more »

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Wider Context Report – February 2022


In the Wider Context Report: blood transfusions for teenage Jehovah’s Witnesses, s.117 ordinary residence and a new capacity guidance website. Click here for the Wider Context Report. For all of… Read more »

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Mental Capacity Report: Scotland – February 2022


In the Scotland Report: DNACPRs and the relationship between medical decision-making and guardians’ decision, cross-border deprivations of liberty of children and guardians’ remuneration. Click here for the Mental Capacity Report… Read more »

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Powers, defences and the ‘need’ for judicial sanction: an update


This paper looks at circumstances in which applications are needed to court in the context of moves of residence and medical treatment.  To read this article please click HERE

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New 39 Essex guidance note on deprivations of liberty for those under 18


The Children’s Commissioner for England has identified a growing number of “locked up” children who do not appear in official statistics whilst an ongoing national shortage of appropriate secure accommodation… Read more »

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The Worcestershire Ordinary Residence Decision: what next?


On 22 December 2021, judgment was handed down in favour of the Secretary of State in the case of R (Worcestershire County Council) v Secretary of State for Health and… Read more »

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Witness Statements: What’s new in 2022?


PD57AC has been in force for over 9 months. The courts have given guidance in a number of cases including: Mad Atelier International BV v Mr Axel Manes[2021] EWHC 1899… Read more »

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