If you’re acting on behalf of a loved one, as an attorney or a deputy, big occasions such as Christmas, birthdays or anniversaries can raise some questions. We have some guidance available to help you decide what is an appropriate gift and have pulled out …
In response to the current COVID-19 situation we have worked a lot on the services we offer and how we can best respond to our stakeholders needs. With additional demands on the NHS and local authorities, we have introduced a faster service …
At the Office of the Public Guardian we’ve been looking at improving the services we offer and to provide more opportunities for our stakeholders and customers to get the information they need in a format they want.
As we continue social distancing and with some of us experiencing self-isolation, we understand this raises questions about how an attorney or deputy can continue to fulfil their role. To help support you during this time, we have produced some …
Betty Du, safeguarding strategy lead, talks about the rationale behind OPG’s new safeguarding strategy and what it aims to achieve.
Contact Centre Advisor Sharon Dye talks about her role as a nominated safeguarding officer.
Ashok Chopra looks at how OPG is trialling a service that could improve the safeguarding of people who may lack mental capacity.
Public Guardian Alan Eccles was invited by the South Korean Ministry of Justice to speak at the 5th World Congress on Adult Guardianship in October. Angela Johnson, Head of Policy and Practice, reflects on the visit.
Amy Feetham, accounts paralegal at law firm Irwin Mitchell, discusses her experience of using our online deputy reporting service. Irwin Mitchell was the first professional organisation to use the deputy online reporting service which launched in spring 2018.
It’s been 18 months since we launched our online reporting service for lay deputies. Since then 6,000 reports have been submitted online, we’ve launched the service for public authorities and made changes to the design of the lay reporting service.