As you get ready for life as an adult, you will need to think about money and investigate the range of benefits that are available.
For up to date information on benefits please click here.
Mental Capacity Act
You have the right to make a decision about how you live your life and spend your money. However if you or somebody else feels you need help in making decisions, a Mental Capacity Assessment can be requested. For more information on Mental Capacity Assessments please click here.
You have the right to manage your own money however if you or somebody else feels you need help you can ask someone to be your appointee and help you manage any benefits your may receive.
For more information on appointeeships please click here.