Our services in Hounslow

We provide the following services:

  • Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA)
    What’s this?

    Independent Mental Health Advocates (IMHAs) support people with issues relating to their care and treatment when they have been detained (sectioned) under the Mental Health Act. They also help people understand their rights under the Mental Health Act.

  • Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA)
    What’s this?

    Independent Mental Capacity Advocates (IMCAs) support people who lack capacity to make decisions about their long term accommodation or serious medical treatment and who do not have any friends or family appropriate to consult.

  • Relevant Person's Representative (RPR)
    What’s this?

    If a DoLS authorisation is in place and there is a Relevant Person’s Representative (RPR), the advocate can support the person, their RPR, or both. If there is no RPR available, the advocate can take on the role of RPR themselves for the period of the DoLS authorisation. The advocate can also take the role of Rule 1.2A Representative if required.

  • NHS complaints advocacy
    What’s this?

    NHS complaints advocates support people to complain about the treatment or care that they or a friend or family member have received from an NHS service. This support is available at every stage of the complaints process. 

  • Rule 1.2A Representative
    What’s this?

    Support if someone is or may be deprived of their liberty in a community or domestic setting.