Sep 10 DA v EP & Ors (COP- Deprivation of Liberty/Welfare) [2020] EWCOP 74
​Judgment concerning what would be in the best interests of an 84-year-old woman with Alzheimer’s Disease in terms of her residence, care and support, and contact with her children. RP is an 84-year-old woman with Alzheimer’s Dis...
Sep 7 Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust v AH & Ors (Ser...
Judgment concerning whether the mechanical ventilation of a woman lacking capacity should be discontinued. AH is a 56-year-old woman who is an inpatient at a Cambridge Hospital where she is dependent on ventilatory support and unable to communicat...
Sep 2 Liverpool City Council v CMW [2021] EWCOP 50
Judgment related to whether a young woman has the capacity to make decisions in a range of matters including the management of her own affairs. CMW is an 18-year-old woman with a troubled history, including a recent suicide attempt. She lives in s...
Aug 16 A local Authority v P and CCG (JUDGMENT ON CAPACITY) [2021] EWCOP 48
​Judgment concerning whether a young man had capacity, in particular with regards to his contacts and sexual relationships. P is a 24 year old man with autistic traits and a very difficult family history, including a history of sexual abuse....
Aug 16 A, Re (Covid-19 vaccination) [2021] EWCOP 47
Application by CCG to determine whether they can administer the Astra Zeneca vaccine to a clinically vulnerable adult.  AD has diagnoses of moderate Learning Disability, Down's Syndrome and Autism. He is clinically overweight, with an estimat...
Aug 11 Withdrawing the COVID-19 MCA and DoLS guidance
The Liberty Protection Safeguards team have emailed regarding the withdrawal of the coronavirus pandemic guidance following the lifting of restrictions. The email is reproduced below. "Dear all, Following the lifting of restrictions...
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