What to do when an adult is "mentally incompetent" to make important decisions, such as elderly with dementia, severe brain injury survivors, handicapped since birth etc.
We have a duty of care to them & others.
This is a BIG job.
Lynda Cruz needed help with parenting her sons. There is a thing called "Learned Helplessness."
I doubt she wanted to give him all that money. I think she was psychologically broken and desperate just to get by.
I am not blaming her. I'm studying the case.
You can't just click your fingers and have them institutionalized. And many don't want to, either.
It's clear to me that Cruz was incapable of coping with trauma unless he had professional support.
Political correctness has pushed kids into the mainstream, which can be a disaster
We must work on this.
A court appointed welfare guardian can ensure the person's day to day welfare, security & income.
Most people aren't aware of the civil court orders available to assist a family like the Cruzes before tragedy strikes.