Safeguarding Adults with Incapacity and the role of the Office of the Public Guardian
Kilmarnock: Re-arranged date TBC
Register to attend both seminars: £185 + VAT Public & Private Sector; £165 + VAT 3rd sector & Charitable Organisations
Attendance at one seminar either AM or PM £99 + VAT Public & Private Sector; £89 + VAT 3rd Sector & Charitable Organisations
The morning seminar will focus on the general principles of supporting adults with incapacity including -: The role of the OPG – What is capacity – Power of Attorney: what is it and why make one? Myths and common issues – Orders; guardianship or intervention order, which one? Financial guardian’s duties, common issues, latest update on guardianship – Investigation remit; summary of the remit, when to refer to OPG. Each presentation will include time for questions and discussion to ensure delegates fully understand this complex area.
The afternoon seminar will focus specifically on financial abuse and the OPG Investigation Service including -: How to recognise abuse and how to report it – When can OPG investigate – Investigation process including safeguards and investigation outcomes and will include practical group work with case studies.
Each seminar will offer 3 hours verifiable CPD