Action for Advocacy

Action for Advocacy (A4A) is the central point of information on independent advocacy. This website includes a search facility for local IMCA providers in England & Wales

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The Atching Brief noninstructed advocacy

A guiding set of values used by ASIST that can approach non-instructed advocacy, I.e. a policy for offering advocacy to people who do not have a system of communication that is recognised by the advocate

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Making Decisions The Independent Mental Capacity Advocate IMCA Service

IMCA is a new type of statutory advocacy introduced by the Mental Capacity Act 2005, which gives some people who lack capacity a right to receive support from an IMCA.The lack came into force in England & Wales in 2007. In England, Local Authorities commi

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Independent Advocacy

An independent advocate can support you when you are dealing with difficult issues and help you to get the care and support that you need. An advocate helps to ensure that you can express your wishes and views when in contact with authorities like your co

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Your NHS Advice Support and having your say

Summary of what the following can do :- Patient Advice & Liaison Services, Independent Complaints Advocacy Service, Patient & Public Involvement Forums

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