Legal Action on Welfare Deputyship

Irwin Mitchell have recently sought to clarify the rights of families to have a legal say in the future decisions of their children with disabilities, once the young person is 18 years old.
The judge ruled that the ablity to become someone’s welfare deputy, via the Court of Protection, should be re-visited to make it easier for families to be appointed welfare deputies, whereas now they are usually only appointed as welfare deputies in " rare and difficult cases"