726. Powers relating to personal welfare.

726.     Powers relating to personal welfare.

The powers of the Court of Protection1 to make decisions and appoint deputies2 as respects the personal welfare of a person ('P') lacking capacity3 extend in particular to:


    (1)     deciding where P is to live4;


    (2)     deciding what contact, if any, P is to have with any specified persons5;


    (3)     making an order prohibiting a named person from having contact with P6;


    (4)     giving or refusing consent to the carrying out or continuation of a treatment7 by a person providing health care for P8;


    (5)     giving a direction that a