An urgent move during Court of Protection proceedings: a how (not) to guide

“Because these are not decisions that you or I would take lightly in our own lives. So they are not decisions that should be taken lightly on behalf of others. To be satisfied a move is in someone’s best interests, the court needs to see thorough consideration not just ‘they need 24 hour care and this is the home with a bed available’. Most of us wouldn’t pick a hotel without thinking about the location, the facilities and the service to expect there, never mind a long-term home.”

Read the local authority lawyer in adult social care blog in full here…

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