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Where is the boundary between assistance and being in the arena, and how does the internet impact on that?
Naomi Owen looks at the recent decision from HHJ Eady QC in Blackwood v Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust .
This recent case in the Court of Protection considered best interests in the context of a minimally conscious patient.
Laura Davidson acts for successful local authority in COP case ousting abusive live-in carers from an elderly woman’s home
London Borough of Redbridge v G, C and F was initially brought under the inherent jurisdiction due to concerns that C and F were unduly influencing G.
The Court of Appeal has approved Parker J’s suggested new ‘relative normality’ test for assessing whether or not someone was being deprived of their liberty.
Managing actual or potential conflicts of interest is essential for every professional.