Becoming a deputy for a person with dementia

14. Other useful organisations

Court of Protection

PO Box 70185
First Avenue House
42-49 High Holborn
London WC1A 9JA

T 0300 456 4600

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.

Office of the Public Guardian

PO Box 16185
Birmingham B2 2WH

T 0300 456 0300 (customer services, 9am-5pm weekdays)

The OPG supervises deputies, and are able to provide deputies with guidance and support.

Solicitors for the Elderly

Solicitors for the Elderly Ltd
Room 17, Conbar House
Mead Lane
Hertford SG13 7AP

T 0844 5676 173

Solicitors for the Elderly is 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.