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 …
This month Ian Evans, Director at Thurrock Coalition, discusses how partnership working has helped to increase applications of lasting power of attorneys (LPAs).
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).
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.