Co-production training and resources for health and social care managers commissioners, frontline practitioners, people who use services and carers. Improve participation and co-production with people who use services and carers to develop and deliver better social care and health provision.
Advocacy resources and services
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This resource is aimed at commissioners charged with meeting the new duties to provide advocacy under the Care Act 2014. It will help commissioning officers in local authorities think through their new duties and understand what they are required to do to comply with the new requirements of the Act.
Resources and support to help implement the Care Act 2014
A suite of 12 resources which includes short films, reports, at a glance summaries and tools on Independent Mental Health Advocacy. The resources aim to raise awareness and understanding of the IMHA role amongst service users and mental health staff; improve access IMHA, help providing an understand what a good service looks like, and how outcomes can be measured. The resources have been produced by the Social Care Institute for Excellence in partnership with The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) in Preston.
The MCA Directory raises awareness about the MCA, including the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards. Find useful information and tools to help understand or implement it. Also links to informative blogs and to the Social Care Online database of research and journals.
Part of Mental Capacity Act (MCA)
Information that will be of interest to Independent Mental Capacity Advocates (IMCAs), including guidance, research reports and Social Care TV films.
Part of e-Learning courses
This online course explores independent advocacy under the Care Act, designed for all local authority staff and social care professionals.
Understanding Independent Mental Health Advocacy for mental health staff is about the role of IMHA, who is eligible, and how to support people who used services to access IMHA.
Understanding Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA) for people who use mental health services including carers. Briefing defines IMHA, who can use it and what it does. People detained under the Mental Health Act can use it.
Part of Carers
Helping carers to stay in, or return to, employment
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