The Office of the Public Guardian has published fresh guidance on the correct approach where deputies make care payments to family members who are providing care for someone who lacks mental capacity.
You can download the full document from the OPG website here.
The Office of the Public Guardian has published it's safeguarding policy
The policy supports the Public Guardian’s role in safeguarding, and sets out how OPG will "work with other agencies to recognise and manage suspicions, allegations and findings of abuse of adults and children at risk, who are within the Public Guardian’s remit."
The policy is underpinned by six principles, identified as:
The full document can be downloaded from the OPG site here.
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