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.
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This month Ian Evans, Director at Thurrock Coalition, discusses how partnership working has helped to increase applications of lasting power of attorneys (LPAs).
This month Giles Meyers, Interim CEO at Carers Trust, discusses the importance of LPAs for carers.
This month Sarah Rochira, the Older People’s Commissioner for Wales, discusses the importance of accessing information and guidance on lasting power of attorneys (LPAs).
On 14 December 2016 we held our second event for stakeholders and partners, with the theme ‘Planning for the future – meeting the needs of our ageing population’.
At OPG, we receive a large number of lasting power of attorney (LPA) forms from solicitors on behalf of their clients. Around 15% of these have errors of various kinds
Wales is a nation with a language – one spoken by around a quarter of the population – but finding information in Welsh can be difficult, especially if you’re seeking it from an organisation based outside Wales.
The Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) has jurisdiction in England and Wales, and as such has a duty to supply information in Welsh to people who need it.
We're always interested to understand what motivates people to plan ahead for a time when they can't make decisions for themselves. In the second in our series of blogs featuring other organisations we work with, Usha Grieve from Compassion in …
At the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) we are committed to providing better and more efficient services to our users. Over the past few months myself and a team of colleagues from across OPG have been doing further work …
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.