Mental Capacity Report – February 2019

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Mental Capacity Report – February 2019


Welcome to the February 2019 Mental Capacity Report. Highlights this month include: (1) In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: a personal view on the Mental Capacity (Amendment)… Read more »

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

Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report – February 2019


In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: a personal view on the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill from Tor, damages where the MCA has gone awry and the Supreme… Read more »

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

Property and Affairs Report – February 2019


In the Property and Affairs Report: neglect and attorneys, a speedy (and sensitive) statutory will and attorneys as personal representatives. 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, Katherine Barnes Date

Practice and Procedure Report – February 2019


In the Practice and Procedure Report: a challenging decision on the inherent jurisdiction, CoP statistics and guidance on anonymisation. Click here for the Practice and Procedure Report For all of… Read more »

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

Wider Context Report – February 2019


In the Wider Context Report: the Code of Practice is being revised, guidance on CANH and the Mental Capacity Action Day looms. Click here for the Wider Context Report For… Read more »

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

Mental Capacity Report: Scotland – February 2019


In the Scotland Report: a welcome change to guidance in relation to voter registration, and the death of the former Director of the Mental Welfare Commission. Click here for the… Read more »

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

Alex Ruck Keene Appointed As Visiting Senior Lecturer


Alex Ruck Keene has been appointed as a visiting senior lecturer at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience at King’s College London.

CategoryNews Author Alexander Ruck Keene Date

Mental Capacity Report: End of Term Report


Our commitments have been such recently that we do not have a full set of Reports for December, but instead an end of term Report with key developments. In case-law… Read more »

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

Mental Capacity Report – November 2018


Welcome to the November 2018 Mental Capacity Report, including from the newest recruit to the editorial team, Katherine Barnes. Highlights this month include: (1) In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation… Read more »

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

Wider Context Report – November 2018


In the Wider Context Report: relevant developments from around the world, including an important decision from Australia reflecting back on practice under the MCA. Click here for the Wider Context… Read more »

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

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