Gloucestershire South West > Gloucestershire POhWER is now delivering advocacy services in Gloucestershire. We provide the following services in Gloucestershire: Independent Care Act Advocacy Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy Independent Mental Health Advocacy Independent Health Complaints Advocacy Independent advocacy to eligible individuals wishing to complain about their experience of adult social care. For more information about these services please click on the leaflets at the bottom of the page. How do I get support from an advocate? To make a referral to the advocacy services in Gloucestershire, you can download the forms below: Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA) referral form Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA) referral form Independent Health Complaints Advocacy referral form Care Act Advocacy referral form If you are not sure whether you can get an advocate, or for more information, advice and support in your area, you can contact us on 0300 0031162 or email [email protected] Local Resources Download Gloucestershire Independent Advocacy Leaflet (pdf) Download Gloucestershire Independent Mental Health Advocacy Leaflet (pdf) Download Gloucestershire Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy Leaflet (pdf) Download Gloucestershire Care Act Leaflet (pdf) Download the Gloucestershire IHCAS Leaflet (pdf) Download the Gloucestershire Relevant Person's Paid Representative Service Leaflet (pdf) Download the Gloucestershire Advocacy Poster (pdf) Download the Gloucestershire IMHA Easy Read Leaflet (pdf) Download the Gloucestershire Care Act Easy Read Leaflet (pdf) Download the Gloucestershire IHCAS Easy Read Leaflet (pdf) In your area South West England POhWER jump on Board the Information Bus! As part of Gloucestershire CCG’s Mental Health Awareness Week POhWER will featuring on the Information Bus. On Tuesday 15th May 2018 the bus will be based in Gloucester by The Cross in Gloucester City Centre. On Thursday 17th May 2018 the will be based in Stroud at Stratford Park. Both events will run from 10 am-3 pm. Staff and volunteers will be providing information about Independent Mental Health Advocacy and the vital role it plays for the people of Gloucestershire who experience mental illness. There will be lots of fantastic organisations to learn about and there is an art exhibition featuring work from artists with lived experience of mental health. If you would like to know more about the information bus you can find information here: https://www.gloucestershireccg.nhs.uk/feedback/engagement-and-consultation/information-bus/ The Information Bus aims to facilitate partnership working, offering information and activities which support self-care, health and wellbeing and self-management across the communities of Gloucestershire. The Bus is also a fantastic engagement resource to support service development and commissioning intentions. Booking for this event has now closed.