English · 繁體中文 · 简体中文 · Text Version · Other Languages



YEAR 2012

  Reference no. Headnote
1. GB/P/1/12 (E) (14/11/2011)

Conflict case – accommodation – consolidated 2 applications & heard together – 79-year-old demented lady – grandson and daughter as applicants – social enquiry report recommends no Guardianship Order – recommendation overridden (uploaded on 12 June 2012)


GB/P/2/12 (E) (7/11/2011)

89-year-old man suffered from Alzheimer's Disease - under guardianship for a year - wife as guardian - adjusted well in old age home - financial status not complicated - guardian not submitting accounts for checking regularly - the Board disappointed with the case monitoring (uploaded on 3 July 2012)
3. GB/P/3/12 (C) (28/11/2011) Elder abuse case - daughter received demented mother home from old age home - not provided proper care – use subject’s welfare money to pay for rent – claimed subject to has self-care ability – social worker filed emergency and normal guardianship applications – the Board appointed Director of Social Welfare as guardian – dismissed the Emergency Guardianship application (uploaded on 3 July 2012)
4. GB/P/4/12 (E) (11/1/2012) Surgeon’s unreasonableness to insist on Guardianship Order – Mental handicap lady – deafness, poor vision, heart disease, high level of cholesterol and hemorrhoid – receiving holistic care at hostel – PR bleeding – require flexible sigmoidoscopy – Hospital Authority hospital insisted a legal guardian to sign consent – social enquiry report maker did not recommend Guardianship Order – doctor should rely on Part IVC – Guardianship Order reluctantly granted due to best interests of the subject (uploaded on 3 July 2012)
5. GB/P/5/12 (C) (16/4/2012) Family conflict – 89-year-old widow – lived in old age home since 2006 – conflict between children – dispute on accommodation – issues on the care and hygiene of the old age home – applicant (a daughter) requested moving the subject to another old age home – daughter-carer (another daughter) did not agree overriding Director of Social Welfare’s recommendation to appoint a daughter as guardian – Order granted to Director of Social Welfare – requested guardian to give a full assessment on accommodation quality (uploaded on 3 July 2012)


  1. (E) Reasons for Order in English
  2. (C) Reasons for Order in Traditional Chinese