Re GMP

Mental health – Court of Protection. The Court of Protection allowed the application of K, the daughter of the patient, G, to be her deputy for property and affairs. Having regard to the need to consider G's wishes under s 4(6)(a) of the Mental Capacity Act 2005, the views of anyone caring for the G under s 4(7)(a) of the Act, the court held that there was no impediment to K's appointment and that it was in G best interests.

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