Ashok Chopra looks at how OPG is trialling a service that could improve the safeguarding of people who may lack mental capacity.
Public Guardian Alan Eccles was invited by the South Korean Ministry of Justice to speak at the 5th World Congress on Adult Guardianship in October. Angela Johnson, Head of Policy and Practice, reflects on the visit.
It’s been 18 months since we launched our online reporting service for lay deputies. Since then 6,000 reports have been submitted online, we’ve launched the service for public authorities and made changes to the design of the lay reporting service.
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).
In July 2015, we introduced a set of standards for professional and public authority deputies.