As professionals working in the field of Mental Capacity, it is important to stay up to date on the latest developments in case law. In this blog, we bring together some of the most notable recent development you should be aware of.
When does care become a deprivation for a young person under 18 years of age? When is care ‘necessary’ and how do we define what counts as ‘necessary’? Are a young person’s right so different from that of an adult? These are all questions that some of us wrestle with on an almost daily basis – and yet at the same time, it is evident that in some cases, these questions are not given the attention that they deserve.