From the Chief Financial Officer for the Ministry of Justice, Mike Driver This week we say goodbye and thank you to Alan Eccles as he retires as the Public Guardian and Chief Executive of the Office of the Public Guardian …
Chris Jones, Head of Performance, Planning and Business Development, looks at how OPG will meet the opportunities and challenges of an ageing population and a changing social, cultural and technological world.
Caroline Amos and Andrea Breau from OPG’s communications team talk about how OPG’s first-ever campaign on lasting powers of attorney has been developed.
Ashok Chopra looks at how OPG is trialling a service that could improve the safeguarding of people who may lack mental capacity.
Jan Sensier, OPG's deputy director of strategy and corporate services, talks about how OPG is planning to further develop its services over the next few years.
A lasting power of attorney (LPA) is the only way that someone can choose who they trust to manage their affairs if they lose mental capacity and aren’t able to do so themselves.
This month Ian Evans, Director at Thurrock Coalition, discusses how partnership working has helped to increase applications of lasting power of attorneys (LPAs).
This month Giles Meyers, Interim CEO at Carers Trust, discusses the importance of LPAs for carers.
This month Sarah Rochira, the Older People’s Commissioner for Wales, discusses the importance of accessing information and guidance on lasting power of attorneys (LPAs).
If you want to see a day when the professionals and those on the receiving end of mental capacity come together, it happened last Monday (27 February) at the Royal College of Physicians (RCP).