This guide aims to support the work of local authority and NHS staff who may need to instruct and work with IMCAs in relation to accommodation decisions and care reviews.
Advocacy resources and services
Practice guidance on the involvement of Independent Mental Capacity Advocates (IMCAs) in safeguarding adults
SCIE Guide on practice guidance on the involvement of Independent Mental Capacity Advocates (IMCAs) in safeguarding adults
Guidance to support commissioners and providers of social care services to work effectively with refugees and asylum seekers
Good practice guidance for the commissioning and monitoring of Independent Mental Capacity Advocate (IMCA) services
SCIE guide to support the commissioning of the Independent Mental Capacity Advocate (IMCA) service
Personalisation and learning disabilities: a review of evidence on advocacy and its practice for people with learning disabilities and high support needs
This review was commissioned by SCIE to identify and consolidate the available evidence of progress and innovation in advocacy practice in relation to people with learning disabilities and high support needs
Part of our new series on personalisation for professionals, this briefing summarises the implications for advocacy workers.
This guide is intended to provide pointers for commissioners and providers of advocacy services to ensure that African and Caribbean men have access to appropriate high quality mental health advocacy
This knowledge review looks at the significant gap in high quality and effective mental health advocacy in African and Caribbean men. Drawing on individual accounts the research raises questions about the services, advice and support services currently being provided and what is actually needed by this over-represented group in the mental health sector
This guide offers quick and easy access to practice knowledge about adult placements and person-centred approaches. It includes key research findings; ideas from practice; details of relevant legislation, guidance and standards; and links to further information.