Re B (capacity: social media: care and contact)

Mental health – Capacity. A woman in her 30s with learning disabilities was found to lack capacity, within the meaning of the Mental Capacity Act 2005, in a number of respects, including in relation to her ability to consent to sexual relations, and concerning her decisions to use social media for the purposes of developing or maintaining connections with others. The Court of Protection, in so ruling, made, or proposed to make, various declarations and interim declarations in line with its findings.

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