Advance decision (Living wills) - more resources

Get details or organisations that can help provide information about advance decisions (Living wills).

Other useful organisations

Office of the Public Guardian (OPG)

PO Box 16185
Birmingham B2 2WH

T 0300 456 0300 (customer services, 9am–5pm weekdays)
E [email protected]
W www.gov.uk/office-of-public-guardian

The OPG 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. It provides free booklets on Enduring and Lasting powers of attorney and deputyship.

Further information and resources

Reviewed January 2013 by: Natalie Melling, Approved Mental Health Professional (Mental Health Act), Independent Social Worker, Best Interests Assessor (Mental Capacity Act) and Irene Chenery, Partner, Chenery Maher Solicitors; member of Solicitors for the Elderly.

Reviewed April 2016 by Alzheimer’s Society
Next review due: April 2019

This information has also been reviewed by people affected by dementia.

A list of sources is available on request.

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