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

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 …

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 …

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

We are hosting our very first event, aimed at the health and social care sector, to discuss ways we can help bridge the gap in access to healthcare for BAME communities. It’s taking place on 25 March between 10am-11am.  We will explore options to ensure people always have a voice in their …

Getting started as an attorney or deputy

Whether you’re in the process of creating a lasting power of attorney with a loved one or have just started acting as a court appointed deputy, here are some useful tips and ideas on how to make sure you’re acting …

Updating how we communicate – find us on Spotify! 

Spotify Podcast

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.   

We’ve launched the new ‘Use a lasting power of attorney’ service.

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In recent months it's become much clearer just how important our online services are. With the world going online to communicate and collaborate we’ve been working behind the scenes to make the lives of donors and attorneys easier.  We want to offer …

Acting as an attorney or deputy from a distance – COVID-19 and supporting others

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 …

Lasting powers of attorney: a powerful tool and an important choice

Sheila

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.