My son is 18 and does not have mental capacity. This is accepted by the court however my application for deputyship for health and well being was denied as the judge " is not satisfied that there are reasons for concluding that a legal framework of welfare deputyship may either be required or appropriate for him/her in the present circumstances"
I make decisions for my son on so many aspects of his life from photo consents, whether he can have snacks at school, go on trips, his medications and currently I am going through the process of choosing his next college and residential placement. So far no-one has questioned my authority to do so.
The judge has left my son with no one appointed to be responsible for his well-being or authorised to make decisions on his behalf.
Is this correct?
The whole process is rather bizarre in that no checks are made on the people being appointed.
Should I appeal or is it just not worth the effort?