What does the South Lakeland Carers service cover?
*A ‘no obligation’ form completion and registration service (we cannot offer legal advice)
*We provide guidance regarding completion of the Office of Public Guardian forms and respond to any queries you may have regarding the process
*We offer home visit to clients who appreciate being able to discuss their requirements in their own home (a home visit charge is made for this service)
*We complete the documentation on behalf of the donor (person who requires the LPA)
*We check if the donor may be eligible for exemption or remission of the Office of the Public Guardian fees and complete the paperwork in this regard, subject to OPG criteria
*We check all the documentation prior to registration
*We register the paperwork with the Office of Public Guardian on behalf of the donor (when the LPA has been registered it is a legally binding document)
*We respond to any queries raised by the Office of the Public Guardian
*We provide post-registration information and can assist you if certified copies are required.