London Borough of Redbridge

Advocacy in Redbridge logoAdvocacy in Redbridge provides:

  • A free advocacy service you can use if you receive health and social care services in Redbridge
  • A real opportunity for you to be involved in shaping service provision
  • An independent support mechanism to represent your views
  • A confidential ear to truly listen to the issues you face
  • A consistent level of service to 
  • One supplier for all advocacy and self advocacy needs across Redbridge

Click on any of the links to take you to the different services. You will find information about the particular service and how to contact the team.

Do you live in Redbridge and need help to be involved in decisions about your care needs? An advocate can help you be heard, understand your choices and make your own decisions. Find out about how an advocate can help you, and how to get in touch with the Redbridge team.

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We provide the IMHA service for people who need support with their rights under the mental health act.  This page gives information about who can get support from an IMHA, and how an IMHA can support you.

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If you have been assessed as ‘lacking capacity’ to make specific decisions you may be able to get an advocate. 

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Do you want to make a complaint about a service you or someone you know have received from the NHS but are not sure where to start? VoiceAbility advocates can work with you in a variety of ways to ensure you understand your options and get the best outcome for you. We also have a dedicated website which has a wide range of information to support you make a complaint.

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You may have a decision to make and don’t feel as if you are being listened to, or don’t feel confident raising the issues yourself. We support you to be involved in your decision making process, or we signpost them to the service who can best meet their needs.

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We are committed to create one united and powerful platform for user voices in Redbridge. Self Advocacy groups can influence the services that affect them in the community.

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