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 health and social care services.
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.
An Advocate can help you understand the Child Protection process and support you to make sure your voice is heard.
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.
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.
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.