News articles and updates

The below captures some of the latest articles, research and news that is relevant to Adult Safeguarding.

Lasting Power of Attorney consultation

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The Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) service is to be made safer, simpler and fit for the future under major reforms announced on the 20th July. This will include –

  • New and improved safeguards to protect against fraud and abuse

  • Simpler and easy to use processes

  • A shift to predominantly digital service

As part of these reforms, a 12-week consultation has been launched. You can share your views here (consultation open until 13 Oct 2021).