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 appointed by the Court of Protection
- attorneys appointed under lasting powers of attorney (LPA) and registered enduring powers of attorney (EPA)
This document sets out OPG’s safeguarding policy.