Mental health – Court of Protection. The patient was born in 1927 She had five children. namely JG, her eldest daughter, RS, who was born in 1950. Her middle daughter, KH and her younger son, MG. Her youngest daughter, DG, was born in 1964. The patient had Alzheimer's type dementia. DG and RS applied to be appointed jointly as her deputies for property and affairs. JG opposed the application on the basis that it was not in the patient's best interests but had been made maliciously. The Court of Protection held that he court was satisfied that it would be in the patient's best interests to appoint the applicants as her joint deputies.