Protecting the vulnerable
Government policies and bodies provide protection to people who are unable to make decisions for themselves. This includes people with mental health conditions and children.
The Court Funds Office, Court of Protection and the Public Trustee work with professionals and stakeholders
Who this section is for
- Professionals working with Court of Protection clients
- Police interviewing vulnerable, intimidated, and significant witnesses and other practitioners tasked with preparing witnesses during the criminal justice process.
What’s in this section
- Vulnerable and intimidated witnesses
- Mental Capacity Act
- Court Funds Office
- Official Solicitor
- Public Trustee
For members of the public
If you are a member of the public and require more information about mental capacity and the law, you can find it on Directgov