A Local Authority v GP (Capacity – Care, Support and Education)

Mental Capacity Law Cases

A Local Authority v GP (Capacity – Care, Support and Education)


In this case, HHJ Dodd helpfully turned the eye of Sauron onto three areas of capacity that have not previously been the subject of judicial consideration.   The court had to… Read more »

CategoryMental capacity - Education, Mental capacity, care Date

RB Greenwich v CDM


Summary[1] CDM was a 64 year old woman with a range of diagnosed personality disorders and physical health problems who was deprived of her liberty against her wishes in a… Read more »

CategoryMental capacity - Assessing capacity, Mental capacity - Medical treatment, care Date

Re FX


Summary This interesting decision from last year which recently appeared on Bailii is the first reported decision where consideration has been given to questions of capacity in the context of… Read more »

CategoryMental capacity - Assessing capacity, Mental capacity - Residence, Inherent jurisdiction, care Date

RB Greenwich v CDM


Summary This case concerned a 63 year old woman with a diagnosis of personality disorder and poorly controlled diabetes.[1]            While there was a dispute between the applicant local authority and… Read more »

CategoryMental capacity - Assessing capacity, Mental capacity - Residence, Inherent jurisdiction, care Date

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