AIVUK - Visiting, Reporting & Advocacy Services

What does it do?

Visitors carry out a number of tasks, from individual case management of clients through to general support with Court of Protection and Office of the Public Guardian matters.They are qualified to provide mental capacity assessments, Skills Based Certificates for Lasting Powers of Attorney and are available to serve Notices.

To private clients, Visitors offer a wide range of services, from short term general advice and support through to more complex and long term advocacy and case management.

Our members have expertise in:
• Court of Protection/Office of the Public Guardian
• Mental Capacity Act
• Mental Health Act
• NHS & Community Care Act 1990
• Dementias
• Brain injury
• Mental health
• Learning disabilities
• Physical and sensory disabilities
• Social work
• Rehabilitation
• Finance and budgeting
• Report writing
• Inter-agency liaison
• Statutory benefits review
• Complaints procedures 

Who it is for?

Family members or others who are representing an older or disabled person under the terms of the Mental Capacity Act 2005.

Where it is available?

National service (England, Wales).

What it costs:

Fees are based on an hourly rate. Individual quotations can be provided.

How to access or apply for it:

Additional information:

AIVUK members are able to pool their extensive knowledge and resources to provide expertise in working with elderly and disabled people. They hold a range of professional qualifications and include Social Workers and nurses. They have a comprehensive knowledge of Court of Protection and Office of the Public Guardian procedures and of the health and social welfare context of clients.


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