Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) has launched a new service to support staff from across local authorities, social care, police and NHS, who are dealing with adults at risk. Staff from these organisations can request information we have on our registers to help them make urgent decisions about someone who may lack mental capacity. OPG aims to respond to requests submitted through …
COVID-19 has been the single greatest public health emergency in the history of the NHS. The weeks ahead will be the hardest yet but I really do believe that we are entering the last phase of the struggle. Because with …
In response to the current COVID-19 situation we have worked a lot on the services we offer and how we can best respond to our stakeholders needs. With additional demands on the NHS and local authorities, we have introduced a faster service …
Laura Crouch discusses how OPG are evolving their approach to events and engagement and encourages you to sign up for OPG’s first-ever safeguarding event in October.
Ria Baxendale, Head of Investigations and Supervision, answers some of the common questions we’re asked about how OPG does investigations.
Betty Du, safeguarding strategy lead, talks about the rationale behind OPG’s new safeguarding strategy and what it aims to achieve.
Contact Centre Advisor Sharon Dye talks about her role as a nominated safeguarding officer.
Ashok Chopra looks at how OPG is trialling a service that could improve the safeguarding of people who may lack mental capacity.
Martin Keeves, OPG’s Head of Customer Relationship Management, talks about the importance of the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) to the work of OPG and its customers.