The Office of the Public Guardian – Latest Issues
Date 04/10/2012
Speaker Sandra McDonald (Public Guardian, Office of the Public Guardian)
Seminar Details The Office of the Public Guardian – Latest Issues
This seminar will cover the following topics -
• Brief overview of role of Public Guardian
• Power of attorney recent issues
• Assessing capacity (highlighted by Mr and Mrs D report)
• Update on electronic power of attorney system
• Abuse of intervention orders
• Guardianship – recent issues
• Overview of graded guardianship proposals
• OPGs investigation function (how, when, what to refer)
• Adults with Incapacity Act amendments wish list

Sandra McDonald holds qualifications in law, nursing and public sector management. Sandra worked as a Sister on an Intensive Care Unit, before ‘crossing sides’ to NHS management. Sandra managed various NHS services before undertaking and successfully completing a law degree. On graduating Sandra became an in house legal advisor to an NHS Trust. This somewhat unusual combination of experiences and qualifications are invaluable in her role as Public Guardian.
Seminar Time 5.45pm - 7.15pm (registration from 5.30pm)
Booking Fee £50 members; £75 non-members; £15 member trainees; £25 non-member trainees
Link to Booking Form

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