Independent Care Act Advocacy

Under the Care Act 2014, local authorities have a duty to provide independent advocacy for all adults and carers, as part of their own assessment, care planning and care reviews Read more

Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA)

Practical support for those emotional distress – or with mental health issues – to make informed choices to represent themselves and access health or social care services Read more

Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA)

We provide a statutory service under the Mental Capacity Act 2005 which aims to empower and protect people who lack capacity to make decisions for themselves. Read more

NHS and Social Care Complaints Advocacy

Assisting and supporting adults in making a formal complaint to the National Health Service and Adult Social Services. We will support anyone who feels they cannot initiate or complete a formal complaint. Read more

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS)

Our specialist IMCAs work with people who are being deprived of their liberty, by supporting them and representing them through the assessment process and the safeguard of their rights. Read more

Rule 1.2 (3A) Representative

Advocates and advocacy providers have been identified as being best placed to undertake the role of a Rule 1.2 Representative, where family members or friends are not willing or able to do so. Read more

Litigation Friend

A Litigation Friend is a person's voice during any Court proceedings and ensures that the person who may lack capacity is at the centre of all decision making and that their wishes and views are heard. Read more

Pop-Up Advocacy

Seek free and independent advocacy support and advice by coming along to one of our Pop Up events. You don’t need an appointment or to speak to us first; just show up and discuss your health or social care matter with an Advocate free of charge! Read more