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Hi, I'm Lea and I have reviewed your query.
Do you mean you have tried to make an application for child arrangements for someone of 39 years of age?
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You cannot apply for a child arrangements order. That would fall under the Children Act 1989 and applies to children up to the age of 18. As far as I am aware there is no equivalent for adults.
What you can achieve for an adult who does not have capacity to make decisions on their own, is deputyship. You can find out more about that here: https://www.gov.uk/become-deputy
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Not necessarily. There are two types of deputyship.
The link provides all the information you require, including links to the relevant application forms.
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Yes you can apply - the court will decide.
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A deputy is the English term, guardian is used in Scotland.
If you are actually asking if there is a difference between a power of attorney and a deputyship, then the answer is no in practice, the difference arises as to when the LPA and deputyship are made. An LPA is made before a person loses capacity, and a deputyship is made after (or if they already suffer from) mental incapacity. The other difference is that a deputyship is made by application directly to the court, and the court will decide if the person applying is suitable - and if not, the court has the power to appoint someone else, like a local authority.
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I have responded to that in your new thread.