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 …
“Pleasure is spread through the earth in stray gifts,” said Wordsworth, and he was right – but here at the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) it’s a bit more complicated than that. We’ve just published our guide to gift-giving …
We’re all living longer: statistically speaking, that is. A recent Medical Research Council study, for example, predicted that people will live on average into their late 80s by 2030 compared with their early 80s now.
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.
Sophy Colbert and Lorena Sutherland share their experiences of carrying out research with deputies to help produce OPG’s new deputy reporting forms.
In July 2015, we introduced a set of standards for professional and public authority deputies.
We’ve noticed over the last few months that more people are choosing to make a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) online.
Welcome to the new Office of the Public Guardian blog.