The elephant in the courtroom: Clinically assisted nutrition and hydration in a hearing about care and residence

The GP, the treating neurologist, the care home, and the CCG bear a heavy responsibility for not having ensured that the decision to prescribe clinically assisted nutrition and hydration was kept under review.  

The Court of Protection bears a heavy responsibility for allowing the question of where P should live to eclipse her wider best interests for so long.

This is a lengthy blog from the Open Justice, Court of Protection Project that is really worth reading from start to finish. It is full of learning (Residential Forum)

Source: https://openjusticecourtofprotection.org/2021/08/23/the-elephant-in-the-courtroom-clinically-assisted-nutrition-and-hydration-in-a-hearing-about-care-and-residence/

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