Court of Protection confirms right to refuse proposed inpatient treatment
Case report: A Mental Health Trust v ER & Anor  EWCOP 32 (30 April 2021).
Mrs Justice Lieven confirmed that it was not in the best interests of our client to ‘be forced to accept treatment … she does not wish to accept’ at an inpatient hospital and that it is in our client’s best interests ‘to be given more support in the community’.
Rachel Turner, who has been instructed by the Official Solicitor and is Joint Head of our Mental Health & Capacity Department, is acting for the person whose care plan and mental capacity is under consideration at the Court of Protection.
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