The Applicants, Mr. and Mrs. Marsden, applied for judicial review of the Ontario Consent and Capacity Board (the “Board”) decision. The Board held that Dr. Taylor, the Respondent, was allowed to administer anti-hypertension medication generally to the Applicants’ incapacitated mother. The Court held that the proper standard of review of the Board’s decision was simple reasonableness. It allowed the Applicants’ appeal in part.

28. November 2006 0
Administrative law – Decisions of administrative tribunals – Consent and Capacity Board – Adult in need of protection – Mental health – Substitute decision maker – Consent to treatment – Judicial review – Compliance with legislation – Parties – Death of a party – Evidence – Standard of review – Reasonableness simpliciter Marsden v. Taylor, [2006] O.J. ...

An individual (“Conway”) held in mental health facilities after being found not guilty of a criminal offence by reason of insanity was successful in his appeal from the decision of the Consent and Capacity Board (the “Board”) that he was not capable of contenting to treatment with psychotropic medications

26. April 2005 0
Administrative law – Mental health – Consent to treatment – Substitute decision maker – Decisions of administrative tribunals – Consent and Capacity Board – Capacity – Test – Judicial review – Standard of review – Correctness – Reasonableness simpliciter Conway v. Jacques, [2005] O.J. No. 400, Ontario Superior Court of Justice, February 4, 2005, M.K. Fuerst J. ...

A dentist (“Dr. Drake”) was unsuccessful in his application for judicial review of the decision of the Health Professions Appeal and Review Board (the “Board”). The court found that the Board was acting reasonably in finding that the Complaints Committee of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario (the “Committee”) had conducted an adequate investigation into a complaint that Dr. Drake had not been diligent in obtaining consent to treatment from a patient.

Administrative law – Dentists – Disciplinary proceedings – Investigations – Judicial review – Mental health – Consent to treatment – Substitute decision maker Drake v. Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, [2005] O.J. No. 755, Ontario Superior Court of Justice, March 2, 2005, G.D. Lane, A.M. Molloy and D.J. Power JJ. The mother of the complainant ...

The Court dismissed an appeal from a decision of the Consent and Capacity Board which had confirmed a finding of incapacity in respect of specified psychiatric treatment of the Applicant. The Court found the Board’s decision was entirely reasonable on the facts before it

Administrative law – Decisions of administrative tribunals – Consent and Capacity Board – Capacity – Best interest of incompetent adult – Adult in need of protection – Mental health – Consent to treatment – Substitute decision maker – Judicial review – Standard of review – Reasonableness simpliciter Thompson v. Grant, [2005] O.J. No. 36, Ontario Superior Court ...

Ms. Neto successfully appealed a decision of the Consent and Capacity Board (the “Board”) that had determined that she was not capable of consenting to the administering of several medications to treat bipolar affective disorder

20. April 2004 0
Administrative law – Decisions of administrative tribunals – Consent and Capacity Board – Capacity – Test – Right to refuse medical treatment – Mental health – Consent to treatment – Judicial review – Compliance with legislation Neto v. Klukach, [2004] O.J. No. 394, Ontario Superior Court of Justice, February 10, 2004, Day J. Ms. Neto is a ...

An appeal by a psychiatric patient (“Sousa”) from the decision of the Consent and Capacity Board, in which they found her incapable in respect of her required treatment for various mental and physical disorders, was dismissed on the basis that the Board’s decision was substantiated by the facts, and no error of fact or law was discerned.

Administrative law – Mental health – Substitute decision maker – Consent to treatment – Consent and Capacity Board – Adult in need of protection Sousa v. Klukach, [2003] O.J. No. 779, Ontario Superior Court of Justice, February 27, 2003, Greer J. Sousa was an involuntary resident of the Clarke Site of the Centre for Addiction and ...