OPG has issued a practice note setting out how Court of Protection deputies should approach the level of payments to family members who are providing care for someone who lacks mental capacity

There is also new guidance for attorneys and deputies who are considering making gifts on behalf of the protected person, covering:

  • what counts as a gift
  • who can give gifts for someone else
  • when you can give gifts
  • changing the limits on gift-giving
  • what happens with unauthorised gifts.