Thursday, 14 November 2013

Disabled son must go into care

A mother has lost her appeal to have her 18 year old disabled son returned to her care because a judge believes that he must no longer be home-schooled by her, despite the mother having done so for ten years and regardless of the fact that at 18 he should be allowed to leave school.

Now the boy must live in a residential care home miles away from his home. This does appear to be an abuse of the Mental Capacity Act and sets a dangerous precedent.

Most comments are sympathetic to the family and as one person put it: "We are now living in a society where we have to do as we`re told, or risk losing our children."

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