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Re X (2): further amplification of judicial deprivation of liberty process

 On 16th October 2014 Sir James Munby P handed down his second judgment in Re X and others (Deprivation of Liberty) EWCOP 37.  In this he expanded on the preliminary… 1,476 more words

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Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards – Costs Incurred by the Deputy

As a Law Costs Draftsman, Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DOLS) was something I hadn’t come across, and was unfamiliar with until more recently.

In order to simplify matters, DOLS are needed, as everyone has the right to liberty and security, and no freeman should be imprisoned. 245 more words

Cheshire West fallout

There’s an excellent piece of investigative work by Community Care about the escalation in the number of Deprivation of Liberty cases since the Supreme Court made a substantial change to the law in Cheshire West. 784 more words

Court Of Protection

Somerset v MK - conduct of a Local Authority and deprivation of liberty

This is a Court of Protection case, involving a 19 year old “P”.

Somerset v MK – Court of Protection,Deprivation of Liberty ,Best Interests Decisions ,Conduct of a Local Authority 2014… 2,502 more words

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"A blatant disregard of the process of the MCA"

HHJ Nicholas Marston made findings of extensive breaches of the Convention rights of P, a young woman with severe learning disabilities and autism, and her family, by Somerset County Council, in a highly critical… 1,472 more words

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Meeting with Social Services

On Tuesday I have a meeting with Social Services re aunty’s abuse neglect torture and murder.  Do you think they are going to tell me why my elderly aunty was illegally deprived of liberty for 7 months and why, despite a steady decline in her health and the fact that obviously the “care” home from Hell, Eton Park, Cotgrave, Notts., was not meeting her physical, psychological or medical needs, they would not let her leave?  Nah!