Independent advocacy with older people

Independent advocacy is needed so that older people can secure and exercise their rights and choices; ensure that their voices are heard when decisions are made concerning their care and quality of life; and to combat age discrimination and abuse. This

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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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