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Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy

This booklet explains Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy available in Suffolk. The Suffolk Advocacy Service is delivered by a partnership which includes POhWER, Suffolk Family Carers, ACE Anglia and Suffolk User Forum. For more information about advocacy in Suffolk, e-mail – suffolkadvocacyservice@pohwer.netor phone – 0300 456 2370

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Suffolk Advocacy Service

Suffolk Advocacy Service is delivered by a partnership which includes POhWER, Suffolk Family Carers, ACE Anglia and Suffolk User Forum. The Suffolk Advocacy Service delivers the following services: Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA) including Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) and Relevant Person’s Paid Representative (RPPR) Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA) Care Act Advocacy NHS Complaints Advocacy Children’s Advocacy Community Advocacy including Community Mental Health Advocacy, Carers Advocacy Support, Group Advocacy, Learning Disabilities Advocacy and Child Protection Advocacy Peer Led Mental Health Inpatient Advocacy Drop Ins How do…

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Suffolk Advocacy Service

Suffolk Advocacy Service is delivered by a partnership which includes POhWER, Suffolk Family Carers, ACE Anglia and Suffolk User Forum. The Suffolk Advocacy Service delivers the following services: Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA) including Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) and Relevant Person’s Paid Representative (RPPR) Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA) Care Act Advocacy NHS Complaints Advocacy Children’s Advocacy Community Advocacy including Community Mental Health Advocacy, Carers Advocacy Support, Group Advocacy, Learning Disabilities Advocacy and Child Protection Advocacy Peer Led Mental Health Inpatient Advocacy Drop Ins How do…

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Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy

This booklet explains Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy available in Suffolk. The Suffolk Advocacy Service is delivered by a partnership which includes POhWER, Suffolk Family Carers, ACE Anglia and Suffolk User Forum. For more information about advocacy in Suffolk, e-mail – suffolkadvocacyservice@pohwer.netor phone – 0300 456 2370

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Suffolk Advocacy Service

From the 1st April, advocacy in Suffolk will be delivered by a partnership which includes POhWER, Suffolk Family Carers, ACE Anglia and Suffolk User Forum. The Suffolk Advocacy Service delivers the following services: Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA) including Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) and Relevant Person’s Paid Representative (RPPR) Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA) Care Act Advocacy NHS Complaints Advocacy Children’s Advocacy Community Advocacy including Community Mental Health Advocacy, Carers Advocacy Support, Group Advocacy, Learning Disabilities Advocacy and Child Protection Advocacy Peer Led Mental Health Inpatient…

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Suffolk User Forum is recruiting!

A message from Suffolk User Forum “Join our Healthy Together team and make a difference to the lives of people living with severe mental illness.” “We are seeking one highly motivated and enthusiastic Project Coordinator and two Peer Support Workers to join our existing Healthy Together team.” Our team already makes a significant difference to the lives of people living with SMI, working alongside people to achieve better physical health outcomes. Fundamental to the success of our project is the…

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Suffolk User Forum is looking for new Voluntary Trustees

Do you have accountancy or fundraising skills? Do you have an interest in mental health or lived experience? Then please check out the message from Suffolk User Forum (SUF) below. “One of the positive features of Covid has been the willingness & flexibility of voluntary organisations in Suffolk to play their part so wonderfully. Many of these are small county organisations with a few paid staff and voluntary trustees supporting them. SUF is one such charity. SUF exists to give…

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Wellbeing Event hosted by Suffolk User Forum & Combat 2 Coffee: Thursday 25th November

Come along and meet Siobhan from Suffolk User Forum, Combat 2 Coffee and other mental health and wellbeing partners. Find out more about what support they can offer you for mental health and emotional wellbeing.  To find out more information please click on this LINK When is the event? Thursday 25th November 2021, 10.00 – 2.00pm. Where is the event? The Constitutional Club, 12 Guildhall Street, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 1PR

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Suffolk User Forum newsletter – Connect

Suffolk User Forum have published their latest newsletter. “Find out what we’ve been up to over the past year and how things have been working differently for us throughout the pandemic. We also feature the latest news and events from changes to the Mental Health act, SUF news, coproduction work and we hear from our group members and find out what they’re up to.” “We hope that you enjoy this edition of Connect and look forward to the Spring.” Please…

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New Young People’s New Mental Health Model | Suffolk County Council & NHS

In 2018, the Ipswich & East Suffolk and West Suffolk CCGs joined forces with the other organisations responsible for mental health and emotional wellbeing services in east and west Suffolk. There has been ongoing discussions with patient groups and the public, as well as people who work in healthcare, social care and education. Sometimes the team has spoken to people directly. And sometimes, they asked independent groups, such as Healthwatch Suffolk and the Suffolk User Forum to speak to people. Overall,…

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Making our Voice Count – How your feedback helps make change happen

Over the last few months Suffolk User Forum have been speaking to many of their members on a regular basis and continuing to gather and report on feedback about mental health services during the pandemic. Suffolk User Forum are now producing feedback in a quarterly publication called Making our Voice Count, which is a report on your experiences of mental health and wellbeing services. The latest report covers feedback received between 1st April 2020 and 30th June 2020. You can…

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