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Your needs, your choice, your voice
Advocacy Focus on your side,
helping you to be heard

Resources


About Advocacy Focus

We have leaflets that explain what we do, in a format that is suitable for professionals and people with an interest in an individuals supported by an Advocate such as family, friends and neighbours.

Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA)

To download the leaflet, please click on the image to the left

 

 

 

 

 

Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA)

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Care Act Advocacy

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NHS & Social Complaints Advocacy

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Professionals Leaflet

Advocacy can be a complex area to understand. This compact booklet outlines each area of advocacy we support and highlights the specifics of what an Independent Advocate will do in each strand of Advocacy.

To download the leaflet, please click on the image to the left.

To request copies of our printed leaflet, please email admin@advocacyfocus.org.uk

‘What is Advocacy?’ Flyer

Our ‘What is Advocacy?’ Flyer looks at the thoughts a person may be having in the situations that we help them in.

For example, A young man who has been detained under the Mental Health Act may be wondering ‘What are my rights?’

We are trained in the relevant legislation and will help the person to ‘Know your rights’

To download the flyer as a pdf, click on the image above or click here

To request copies of our printed leaflet, please email admin@advocacyfocus.org.uk

Service User Flyer

This is the flyer that we leave with our service users to explain, who we are, who their Advocate is and how to contact us.

                                                                      To download the leaflet, please click on the image to the right.

 

 

                   Easy Read

To view our wide range of Easy Read literature, please see the dedicated Easy Read page, click here

 

 

 

 

We also have posters in A4 size that can be downloaded and displayed on noticeboards for service to help inform people of our service and what we can help with.

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Additional resources

Care Act

Making_Sure_the_Care_Act_Works_EASY_READ

factsheet-e1029–assessments-and-the-care-act-after-april-2015

care-act-overview-fact-sheet

 

Mental Health Act_Code_of_Practice

Mental Capacity Act

Independent Care Act Advocacy Referral Form

Litigation-Friend-Factsheet

 

Useful information links

Top Ten Mental Health Apps

 

 

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