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CQC State of Care report
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • November 18 2016

The CQC has published its annual state of care report. For present purposes, we focus on the section dedicated to DOLS. The chapter picks up examples


A major step forward in CRPD compliance by the German Federal Constitutional Court?
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • European Union, Germany
  • November 18 2016

Legislatures and courts worldwide, when they consider medical treatment and other measures in the context of intellectual


Short note: protecting British nationals abroad
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • November 18 2016

In Re Clarke 2016 EWCOP 46, Peter Jackson J has confirmed that the High Court can exercise jurisdiction over British nationals abroad who lack


LGA State of Nation report on adult social care
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • November 18 2016

The Local Government Association (LGA) has published its 2016 state of the nation report on adult social care funding, which makes a useful


New guidance issued on facilitating participation of ‘P’ and vulnerable persons in Court of Protection proceedings
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • November 18 2016

Charles J has recently issued guidance on facilitating participation of 'P' and vulnerable persons. It is intended to allow sharing of good practice


Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland: Supported Decision Making: Good Practice Guide
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • November 18 2016

The Mental Welfare Commission published supported decision-making guidance this month. This guidance, which is very much influenced by Article 12


New College of Policing mental health guidance
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • November 18 2016

The College of Policing has updated its mental health authorised professional practice (APP). It is a wide-ranging set of documents, including


STEP guidelines for attorneys and deputies
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • November 18 2016

STEP has published a very useful set of guidleines for attorneys and deputies when dealing with P's property and affairs. They cover the scope of the


Short Note: Strasbourg’s latest on DoL (1)
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • European Union, Russia
  • November 18 2016

We briefly mention the case of Kasparov v Russia 2016 ECHR 849 because it provides a summary of the ECtHR's latest thinking as to what amounts to a


Short note: naming experts
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • November 18 2016

In Re J (A Minor) 2016 EWHC 2595 (Fam), Hayden J gave a useful summary of the principles applicable to naming professionals and experts in