“Pleasure is spread through the earth in stray gifts,” said Wordsworth, and he was right – but here at the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) it’s a bit more complicated than that. We’ve just published our guide to gift-giving …
We’re all living longer: statistically speaking, that is. A recent Medical Research Council study, for example, predicted that people will live on average into their late 80s by 2030 compared with their early 80s now.
Sophy Colbert and Lorena Sutherland share their experiences of carrying out research with deputies to help produce OPG’s new deputy reporting forms.
In July 2015, we introduced a set of standards for professional and public authority deputies.