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Tackling our terminology

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[English] - [Cymraeg] We know that some of the words and phrases we use can be confusing.  As an attorney, donor, deputy, or organisation you will come across our terminology in our forms, guidance documents, letters and through our online …

Modernising lasting powers of attorney consultation – what happens next?

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The Ministry of Justice’s (MoJ) consultation on modernising lasting powers of attorney closed on 13 October 2021, after being open for public response for 12 weeks. Over 300 responses were received through the online hub, direct via email and through …

Creating an LPA - Frequently Asked Questions Part 1

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[English] - [Cymraeg] We receive hundreds of phone calls each week of people looking for help and information on a number of different things, a lot of which are around creating a lasting power of attorney (LPA).  Here are a …

Modernising lasting powers of attorney – safer, simpler and fit for the future 

Modernising LPA

This week the Ministry of Justice (MoJ), in collaboration with the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG), published a consultation on plans for how lasting powers of attorney (LPAs) can be modernised.   Our modernising LPA project aims to improve the process of making and …

Managing LPA registration delays – an update from OPG

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It’s taking us longer than usual to process applications for lasting powers of attorney (LPAs). While we understand this can be frustrating, we’re working hard to continue to deliver our services.  In the meantime, we’ve brought together some useful online …

Watch our webinar on Lasting powers of attorney in the BAME Community

We hosted our very first health and social care event to discuss ways we can help bridge the gap in access to healthcare for BAME communities.   Over 370 people registered for the event. Around 150 joined us to watch the panel session live and the recording has been sent to those who couldn’t attend on the …