Mental Capacity Report - July 2023

MCR July 23Welcome to the July 2023 Mental Capacity Report. Highlights this month include:

(1) In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: an Anglo-Welsh LPS update and cases covering contingency planning, executive capacity, decision-specificity and restraining the detained patient;

(2) In the Property and Affairs Report: Hayden J takes on common LPA problems, an MOJ toolkit and a rather startling assertion about the position of professional solicitor deputies;

(3) In the Practice and Procedure Report: habitual residence under the spotlight, contempt and the Court of Appeal and the most recent Court of Protection statistics;

(4) In the Wider Context Report: the LGSCO ombudsman and deprivation of liberty, Article 2 and DoLs, visiting in care homes, and a report from our new Irish correspondents;

(5) In the Scotland Report: AWI masterclasses and the Scottish Government respondents to the Scott Report.

Click below to download the Screen-friendly version of the Report or the Print-friendly version of the Report.

Watch Alex's walkthrough of the Report.

July 2023 Mental Capacity Report Walkthrough from Ruck Keene on Vimeo.