Types of Advocacy

We deliver a range of statutory and non-statutory advocacy types, each with different eligibility criteria.

Making a referral is easy. Just complete the specific referral form for the advocacy type you want and send to [email protected].

You will get an automatic response to acknowledge receipt of your referral.

Statutory Advocacy

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Care Act

Care Act Advocacy is a statutory service available for people who may have substantial difficulty in being fully involved with decisions made about them and their care and support.

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IMHA

Independent Mental Health Advocacy is a statutory right for patients detained under the Mental Health Act.

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IMCA

Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy is a statutory service provided under the Mental Capacity Act (2005), which aims to empower and protect people who lack capacity to make decisions for themselves.

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DoLS

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards and Paid Relevant Person’s Representative is a statutory service provided under Mental Capacity Act (2005).

Non-statutory Advocacy

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Parent Advocacy

Advocacy is available for parents with learning difficulties, learning disabilities, autism and mental health issues who are going through child protection and family court proceedings.

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Advocacy for Informal Patients

Advocacy for Informal Patients, is available for people residing voluntarily in Hollins Park Hospital.

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Early Help Advocacy

Early help advocacy supports with issues that are not covered by statutory advocacy in the community.