Rapid Response Guidance Note: Vaccination and Mental Capacity

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Rapid Response Guidance Note: Vaccination and Mental Capacity


The Court of Protection team has been asked to advise on a number of occasions as to the legal position in relation to vaccination for COVID-19. What follows is a… Read more »

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Guidance Note: Relevant Information for Different Categories of Decisions – May 2021


This guidance note sits alongside our guidance note on carrying out and recording capacity assessments, and is designed to assist social workers and those working in frontline clinical settings when… Read more »

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Mental Capacity Guidance Note: Capacity Assessment – May 2021


This purpose of this document is to provide for social workers and those working in front-line clinical settings an overview of the law and principles relating to the assessment of… Read more »

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Rapid Response Guidance Note: Covid-19, Social Distancing and Mental Capacity


The Court of Protection team have been asked to advise on a number of occasions as to the legal position where a person (“P”) lives in the community and declines… Read more »

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Rapid Response Guidance Note: Testing for Covid-19 and Mental Capacity


The Court of Protection team has been asked to advise on a number of occasions as to the legal position in relation to testing for COVID-19, especially as testing (a)… Read more »

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Mental Capacity Guidance Note – Inherent Jurisdiction


This guidance note provides for social workers and those working in front-line settings an overview of the inherent jurisdiction of the High Court as it applies to adults. It sets… Read more »

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Judicial Deprivation Liberty Authorisations


This guide provides guidance as to the process for applying for judicial authorisation of deprivation of liberty, including the requirements set down in the COP DOL11 form.  It was last… Read more »

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Mental Capacity Guidance Note Determining and Recording Best Interests – July 2020


The purpose of this document is to provide those who have to consider best interests with an overview of the relevant law and principles. Its focus is on: (a) how… Read more »

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Coronavirus Act 2020 – Social Care and SEND Guidance Note for England


This note has been written by the 39 Essex Chambers public law team in response to some of the many queries we have had about the implications of the Coronavirus… Read more »

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Mental Capacity Guidance Note: Deprivation Of Liberty In The Hospital Setting


The law governing the deprivation of a person’s liberty in a hospital can be complex. In every case it involves (or should involve) consideration of the question of what amounts… Read more »

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