The ECtHR Chamber has delivered its decision in McDonald v UK. For the reasons given below, the Court has decided that there was no breach of Article 8 ECHR following the reduction in Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea’s care services package for Ms McDonald, except for a period from November 2008 to November 2009, when her care needs were not met.
Ms M’s health began to deteriorate seriously following a stroke, which she suffered in 1999 and which left her with restricted mobility. Her mobility was compromised still further when she fell heavily on three occasions, making it difficult for her to access the toilet safely. Needs assessments … Read the full post