Case Law

Deprivation of liberty at home: W City Council v Mrs L [2015]

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Introduction

By Erica Carleton, barrister, 15 Winckley Square, Preston This case concerned a woman with a diagnosis of severe dementia who lived in her own home, with care and safety arrangements set up for her between her adult daughters and the local authority. This case was about whether the care arrangements constituted a deprivation of her […]

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