Young adults who lack capacity – guardianship orders
Any parent of a young adult who lacks capacity and is approaching 16, or has just turned 16, should take advice on whether they should apply for a guardianship order. Until the age of 16 you have been able to make decisions on behalf of your child. On turning 16 that automatic delegation of decision making to you, as their parent, comes to an end.
There may be various matters you have to assist with. For example