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Failed attempt to revoke an Enduring Power of Attorney

As Senior Judge Lush remarks at the beginning of Re DT (2015) it is fairly unusual to dismiss the application of the Public Guardian to revoke an Enduring Power of Attorney. 2,142 more words

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Standard Capacity Assessments, Stephen Hawking would fail, without his box.

Now we will explore what happens, on the day your loved one is declared a vegetable, and loses their right, to make any decision for the rest of their life. 1,003 more words

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Illegal MCA, and Capacity Tests, and Lucrative Vegetables.

The Mental Capacity Act, was drafted to protect, and empower.

Instead, it is illegally being used, to remove all the rights, of those deemed ‘incapable’. 613 more words

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Defying the Court of Protection - is there such a thing as committal in Court of Protection?

MSAM v MMAM 2015 is a Court of Protection case tackling something for the first time.

In this case

http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWCOP/2015/3.html

Mrs MMAM is 76. Her health deteriorated and she was living in parlous conditions at home. 4,211 more words

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Community of Practice presents Doctors Workshops on People with Learning Disabilities

The Community of Practice are pleased to share this flyer for workshops for Doctors and other healthcare professionals enabling reasonable adjustments to be made for people with learning disabilities in healthcare settings. 53 more words

Healthcare Passport Research Survey

A team of East Kent Hospitals Co-Researchers has begun work on looking at how My Healthcare Passport is used in Hospital.

The team consisting of Hospital clinicians and staff, people with learning disabilities, a nursing home manager and a parent carer would like you help with answering this short questionnaire. 58 more words

The Risperidone Scandal

The above was published by the American Federal Drug Agency in 2008.

It shows, the adverse side effects, of the anti-psychotic drug risperidone, trade name risperidol, since licencing… 1,563 more words