Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group v IA

Mental health – Persons who lack capacity. The Court of Protection declared that the first respondent (IA) had capacity to make decisions about his: (i) ongoing medical treatment; (ii) future residence and care; and (iii) management of his property and affairs. On the evidence, IA displayed all the relevant attributes to satisfy the functionality test, pursuant to s 1(2) of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and was able to make decisions in the relevant key areas.

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