This article explores the ways in which the Government and Courts could together be acting immorally and possibly even unlawfully when it comes to making best interest decisions, very much to the detriment of these individuals and their families.
We cover the role of the Court of Protection and whether it should interfere with the exercise of parental responsibility for adults who lack capacity in particular, but also regarding of interference with the exercise of responsibilities by deputies, those with lasting power of attorney or other “interested persons”.
The article also suggests that the court is using out-dated approaches to informed consent and that the Mental Capacity Act (the Act) may in fact prohibit the use of most experimental medicines, such as “emergency use authorisation” COVID-19 vaccines that it is nonetheless mandating in most cases. These concerns suggest significant safeguarding issues and an urgent need for reform.
Read more on our website: https://westonaprice.london/best-interest/