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QJ v A Local Authority [2020] EWCOP 7

Capacity and nutrition/hydration QJ had capacity to decide about nutrition and hydration despite his reluctance to answer certain questions. He was in agreement with the care plan, which included (a) Fortisip; (b) weighing; (c) discharge to a care home; (d) no readmission to hospital if he refuses to accept food or water.

Essex

This case has been summarised on page 3 of 39 Essex Chambers, 'Mental Capacity Report' (issue 101, February 2020).

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Full judgment: BAILII

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  • Medical treatment cases🔍

Date: 29/1/20🔍

Court: Court of Protection🔍

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Published: 3/7/20 15:34

Cached: 2020-10-26 06:11:45