In Al-Jeffery v Al-Jeffery (Vulnerable Adult: British Citizen)  EWHC 2151 (Fam), Holman J has confirmed for the first time that the High Court can exercise its inherent protective jurisdiction over a vulnerable British adult on the basis of their nationality, even if they are not habitually resident in England and Wales. The case, which was the […]
Monthly archives for August, 2016
Today is my day for recruitment – this time for assisting finding Experts by Experience for CQC inspections in the Greater London and South Area. For more details, and to find out how to apply for these vitally important posts, see here.
Three lawyer vacancies at the OS are currently being advertised, with a closing date of 21 September 2016. There are two posts in healthcare and welfare and one post in the property and affairs team. More details and the application forms can be found here.
A cross-post to my post on this on the Court of Protection Handbook website (which gives me the opportunity shamelessly to plug the second edition of the LAG Court of Protection Handbook upon which I am beavering away at the moment with my co-authors with a view to publication in October. For more details and to […]
Action on Elder Abuse (AEA) Northern Ireland is delivering its first national conference, supported by the Commissioner for Older People for Northern Ireland (COPNI) and sponsored by Ulster Bank, to explore the nature and extent of financial abuse of older people and focus on working collaboratively to address what has been described as the ‘crime […]
Peter Bates, whose admirable Vile Bodies (free) ebook on self-neglect I cannot recommend highly enough, is after help developing a specific aspect of the book. He is after references (academic or practitioner-focused) for materials addressing the way in which sensory sensitivity can affect hygiene routines. For example, children with autism spectrum conditions have been found to experience […]