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Updating how we communicate – find us on Spotify! 

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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.   

Use a lasting power of attorney – your questions answered

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Since we launched the Use a lasting power of attorney service on 17 July, we’ve received lots of questions from people wanting to know more information on how the service works and how it is helping our customers. We’ve put …

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 …

Get it right the first time - hints and tips to help you complete your LPA application 

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Shahzad Aziz, operational unit manager at the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG), shares some top tips to help you complete your lasting power of attorney form (LPA) application correctly. At OPG we receive on average 67,000 lasting powers of …

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.