Coronavirus movement restrictions
VE v AO and Others  EWHC 1082 (COP)
The Court of Protection has held that it was in the best interests of an elderly Nigerian lady suffering from terminal cancer
to leave the care home where she was living, to reside with her daughter and her family for the short time she had left to
live. In this instance there was no public health risk during the coronavirus pandemic, and living with her family would enable
her to enjoy her African heritage while her day-to-day and palliative care needs would be met. It would not breach the coronavirus
movement restrictions for a family member to leave home to collect her.
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