Acacia Medical Clinic - Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA)

Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA)

At Acacia Medical Clinic, Dr Benjamin Tan is an LPA Certificate Issuer. He is able to certify that the donor understands the implications of making an LPA.

The Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is a legal document that allows a person (donor) aged 21 years and above to appoint one or more person (donee(s)) to make decision on his behalf should he lose mental capacity to do so.

Check out the FAQs on Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) below and use our booking platform to schedule an appointment with us. Click here to book.

FAQs on Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA)

Benefits of Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA)

  • Allows a trusted person(s) of your choice to act on your behalf over personal welfare and / or property & affairs matters, should you lose mental capacity
  • Provides peace of mind for yourself and your loved ones should you lose mental capacity

What are the criteria to making an LPA?

You need to be at least 21 years old, and have mental capacity. You will need to register the completed LPA Form 1 and other relevant documents with the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG).

Please refer to OPG’s website for more details.

What are the documents I need to bring along?

Please bring along your NRIC / Passport, and fill out the LPA Form 1.

The LPA Application Pack can be downloaded from the Office of the Public Guardian website.

Do I need to make an appointment?

Yes, please use our booking platform to schedule an appointment. Click here to access the booking platform.

Request an Appointment

Use our online booking platform and pick your preferred day and time to schedule an appointment with Acacia Medical Clinic

Resident Doctor


Dr Benjamin Tan

Family Physician
Certified LPA Certificate Issuer
Eldershield / IDAPE Assessor

Dr Benjamin Tan is board certified in family medicine, IDAPE / Eldershield appointed assessor and Certified Lasting Power of Attorney certificate issuer.

Dr Tan enjoys the diversity and continuity of care with family medicine and getting to know families from the kids to the grandparents.

Why choose our clinic

At Acacia Medical Clinic, we believe in having one doctor or clinic to know your family medical needs and serve your entire family and offer services that aim to keep all family members in good health.

Returning patients to Acacia Medical Clinic can also tap on the booking platform to gain access to a suite of services that can reduce waiting time to be seen by Dr Tan and pick up medications quicker.

To access the booking platform – click here

The services on the booking platform include:

  • Schedule Appointment
  • Chronic Medication Pickup
  • Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA)
  • IDAPE / Eldershield