Becoming a deputy - more resources
Get details of organisations that can provide guidance about becoming a deputy for a person with dementia.
- Types of deputyship
- Duties of a deputy and limits to a deputy's powers
- How to apply to become a deputy for a person with dementia
- Who to inform when you become a deputy
- Supervision and support from the Office of the Public Guardian
- Deputies and dementia - frequently asked questions
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Court of Protection
The Court of Protection makes decisions and appoints deputies to act on behalf of people who are unable to make decisions about their personal health, finance or welfare.
Website of lots of government agencies and departments, including information on deputyship at the address below.
Office of the Public Guardian
The OPG supervises deputies, and is able to provide deputies with guidance and support.
Solicitors for the Elderly
An independent, national organisation of lawyers, such as solicitors, barristers and legal executives, who provide specialist legal advice for older and vulnerable people, their families and carers.
Last reviewed: January 2018
Next review due: January 2021
Reviewed by: Holly Chantler, Partner, Morrisons Solicitors and Director, Solicitors for the Elderly.
This information has also been reviewed by people affected by dementia.
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