Dorset CC v EH [2009] EWHC 784 (Fam)

The Official Solicitor's view and independent expert's opinion was that EH, an elderly lady with dementia, should be assisted to continue to live at home; notwithstanding this, the judge agreed with the local authority that it was in EH's best interests to be deprived of her liberty in residential accommodation for her own safety.

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Essex St Public Law Newsletter, August 2009 - Brief summary of case

Michael Dunn 'Autonomy and welfare as amici curiae' (2010) 18(1) Med L Rev 86