This site tells you about our role and provides a single information point about financial provisions contained in the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000.
We have a statutory responsibility in Scotland to supervise people appointed by the court to make financial or property decisions on behalf of an incapable adult. We also supervise those granted authority to access an agreed amount of an incapable adult’s funds to pay for their day to day needs. In addition to our supervisory function we register continuing and/or welfare powers of attorney under the terms of the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000.
Early Deliberation of Graded Guardianship
The paper on graded guardianship highlights concerns about the current system and the need for review and amendment.
We provide a range of services, however your circumstances will determine which of these is most appropriate
Planning ahead while you have capacity to do so
Pay living expenses for an incapable adult
A single action on behalf of an incapable adult.
On-going actions on behalf of an incapable adult.
Are the funds of an incapable adult being misused?