2 judgments found.

R (on the application of Goldsmith) v. London Borough of Wandsworth

Country: United Kingdom
Year: 2004
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Citation: [2004] EWCA Div 1170
Health Topics: Aging, Hospitals
Human Rights: Right to privacy
Facts:

A local authority decided that an elderly woman, G, who had lived happily in residential care accommodation since 1996, should be moved to a nursing home. G applied to get the decision quashed, but this was refused. This case concerned her appeal of the refusal to quash the local authority’s decision. When G was moved …Read more

Tags: Aged persons, Elderly, Health facilities, Home care, Long-term care, Nursing home, Older persons, Senior citizens
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R (on the application of Heather) v. Leonard Cheshire Foundation

Country: United Kingdom
Year: 2002
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Citation: [2002] 2 All ER 936; [2002] EWCA Civ 366
Health Topics: Aging
Human Rights: Right to housing
Facts:

Elizabeth Heather and Hilary Collins are patients at a home called Le Court, which is owned and run by Leonard Cheshire Foundation (hereinafter referred to as “LCF”). The majority of patients at Le Court came from local authorities’ social services departments. Trustees of LCF decided to cease to operate Le Court in its present form …Read more

Tags: Aged persons, Elderly, Home care, Long-term care, Nursing home, Older persons, Senior citizens
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