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The Office of the Public Guardian supports and promotes decision making for those who lack capacity or would like to plan for their future, within the framework of the Mental Capacity Act 2005.

Making arrangements for yourself

Information on what you can do to choose somebody you trust to make decisions on your behalf about your finance and property or health and welfare.

I have concerns about a vulnerable person

Information on what you can do if you think someone you know is having difficulty making decisions or you suspect they are suffering abuse.

Making decisions for someone else

Information for Attorneys about Enduring or Lasting Powers of Attorney and for Deputies appointed by the Court of Protection.