Advocacy

Advocacy services for people with mental health problems in Barnet

What does it do?

The advocacy support provided includes the following:

  • Supporting people who have experienced abuse and hate crime
  • Help with sorting out problems with debt
  • Providing information about mental health illnesses and medications, housing issues, issues to do with employment
  • Help to make a claim in court
  • Help with immigration matters

Mind in Barnet works in a consortium with Enfield and Haringey Minds to develop and improve their services and share good practice across North London.

  • Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA)
  • Work in community settings
  • Specialist services for older people

Who it is for?

Mind in Barnet provides an advocacy service for Barnet residents aged 18 and over who experience mental health problems, whether they are detained under the Mental Health Act or not.

Where it is available?

Local service (Barnet).

How to access or apply for it:

See contact details above

Additional information:

Specialist services for older people:
Advocacy is provided to people aged 65 and over living in the Borough of Barnet. We provide outreach at the Silkstream Unit Barnet Hospital and at various local nursing and residential homes.
The aim is to promote independence and well-being.
This issues covered are complaints, medication reviews ward rounds, CPA meetings, accessing services or professionals and accessing legal services.

Classification(s):

Info last updated:

29/11/2013
Provider
Edgware Community Hospital, Burnt Oak Broadway, Edgware, Middlesex, HA8 0AD