Here you can find lay man’s definitions of many of the clinical conditions, procedures and terms associated with the Court of Protection.
Please Note: This glossary is for information only and does not constitute legal advice.
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A glossary of Court of Protection terms
- Best Interests
- Capacity Assessment
- Court of Protection
- Court Order
- Deprivation of Liberty Safeguard (DOLS)
- Deputy Order/ Deputyship
- Deputy Report / Annual Report
- Gifting Application
- MCA 2005 (Mental Capacity Act 2005)
- Mental Capacity
- Office of the Public Guardian
- Official Solicitor
- PI Trust (Personal Injury Trust)
- Statutory Will
- Trustee Application