Mental Capacity Report – October 2018

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Mental Capacity Report – October 2018


Welcome to the October 2018 Mental Capacity Report. Highlights this month include: (1) In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: an update on the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill,… Read more »

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

Wider Context Report – October 2018


In the Wider Context Report: the new NICE guideline on decision-making and capacity, capacity and the Mental Health Tribunal, coverage of developments relating to learning disability and an CRPD update…. 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 – October 2018


In the Practice and Procedure Report: two important decisions on costs and a seminar on improving participation in the Court of Protection. Click here to download the Practice and Procedure… 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 – October 2018


In the Property and Affairs Report: deputies, costs and security bonds, and dealing with impermissible directives in powers of attorney. Click here to download the Property and Affairs report. For… 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 – October 2018


In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: an update on the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill, a further appreciation of Alastair Pitblado and a report on a seminar on… Read more »

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

Alex Ruck Keene, Victoria Butler-Cole and Annabel Lee appear before the first majority-female Supreme Court panel in the case of Birmingham City Council v D


The Supreme Court will hear the Official Solicitor’s appeal in the case of Birmingham City Council v D, which concerns the ability of parents to give consent to the deprivation… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Alexander Ruck Keene, Victoria Butler-Cole, Annabel Lee Date

Mental Capacity Report – September 2018


Welcome to the September 2018 Mental Capacity Report. Highlights this month include: (1) In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: life-sustaining treatment and the courts, fertility treatment in… 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 – September 2018


In the Scotland Report: disability discrimination and unfavourable treatment, AWI consultation response analysis published, and judicial training as part of increasing access to justice for people with disabilities. Click here… Read more »

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

Wider Context Report – September 2018


In the Wider Context Report: an important decision on disability and challenging behavior, guidance from the LGA, ADASS and RCN, and deprivation of liberty looked at overseas. Click here to… 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 – September 2018


In the Practice and Procedure Report: a new Vice-President, a case study in poor care planning and its costs consequences, deprivation of liberty of children – the Court of Protection… 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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