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Mr Justice Bodey, sitting in the High Court dealt with a case involving a 93 year old woman with severe dementia, and had to resolve whether the protective mechanisms that had been put in place by the Local Authority amounted to a deprivation of liberty (or DoLs). 1,891 more words
Another financial affairs decision from my favourite Court of Protection Judge, Senior Judge Lush.
Re PL (objection hearing) 2015
In this case, PL is a 78 year old man with considerable assets whose health and capacity have deteriorated in part as a result of very heavy consumption of alcohol (three litres of white wine and several glasses of homemade cherry brandy per day) 1,200 more words
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
Now we will explore what happens, on the day your loved one is declared a vegetable, and loses his right, to make any decision. for the rest of his life. 971 more words
The Mental Capacity Act, was drafted to protect, and empower.
Instead, it is illegally being used, to remove all the rights, of the deemed ‘incapable’. 614 more words