We provide independent advocacy services in Trafford; our services help support and empower people to find their voice and communicate their needs and wishes to local authorities, health services and social services.
Advocacy Focus is now supporting the Peer and Self-Advocacy service in Trafford. This service is for people with a learning disability and autism, it is independent from health and social care services, and is free to join.
Our community advocacy service supports people over the age of 18 who have a disability or mental ill health. Community advocacy provides practical support to overcome health and social care issues.
Our Self Advocacy Toolkit is a comprehensive document designed to help you become your own best self advocate.
Our Independent Mental Health Advocates (IMHAs) provide an additional safeguard for individuals who are subject to the Mental Health Act (2007).
We provide a statutory service under the Mental Capacity Act 2005 in Trafford, which empowers people who lack capacity to be involved in the decision making process.
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.
Our Advocates can assist and support adults in making a formal complaint to the NHS; or help empower the individual to find their own voice and self-advocate. We offer Health Complaints Advocacy across Trafford.
We offer Child Protection Advocacy in Trafford for young people over the age of 12 who are the subject to multi-agency child protection proceedings.
If you are from an ethnic minority group, you may face specific issues relating to your health and social care. This factsheet gives information on how we can support you with these issues.
The Mental Capacity Act says that people being deprived of their liberty in either care homes or hospitals have a right to a representative to support them and exercise their rights.
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!
We can provide Spot Purchase Advocacy to Local Authorities and Individuals across the UK where no contract exists to provide that particular piece of work.