Keeping Mum in her own home

Deprivation of Liberty and Powers of Attorney for health and welfare

By Celia Kitzinger, 28th June 2021

So, even if someone has given me clear and strongly-worded directions that I am to keep them out of a care home at all costs – which might include locking them inside their home and using video-cameras to keep them safe – I gathered from this hearing that I’m probably not able to do that without the Court of Protection getting involved.

Promoting Open Justice in the Court of Protection

Read in full at source: https://wp.me/pc5lMH-1z8

Published by Residential Forum

The Residential Forum is to promote the achievement of high standards of care and support for children and adults living in residential care and nursing homes, supported housing, residential schools and colleges, hospices and hostels. It contributes to improving the quality of service to the public. Members of the Forum are people of standing and experience drawn from the public, private and voluntary sectors, as well as some who can speak for service users and carers.

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