Mental Capacity Report - March 2023

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

(1) In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: fluctuating capacity and emotional dysregulation;

(2) In the Property and Affairs Report: the Court of Protection divorce, refreshed deputy standards and relevant legislative developments;

(3) In the Practice and Procedure Report: ‘closed hearings’ guidance and Forced Marriage Protection Orders;

(4) In the Wider Context Report: covert medication guidance, an updated litigation capacity certificate, the malign influence of Andrew Wakefield, and changes afoot in Ireland;

(5) In the Scotland Report: a Scottish perspective on the Powers of Attorney Bill and implementation of 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.