Safeguarding policy: protecting vulnerable adults
The Office of the Public Guardian's policy on protecting adults at risk of abuse or neglect.
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Part of the Office of the Public Guardian’s (OPG) role is safeguarding (protecting) people at risk of abuse or neglect. This includes investigating suspected abuse by deputies and attorneys appointed under registered lasting powers of attorney (LPA) and enduring powers of attorney (EPA).
This document sets out OPG’s safeguarding policy.