NottinghamshireEast Midlands > Nottinghamshire POhWER is proud to have been delivering advocacy services in Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire since 2010. In a recent survey 100% of the people we helped said that we are proactive and responsive. 95% of professionals working with someone we supported said we ensure our clients are put at the centre of processes and decisions. We provide the following services in Nottinghamshire: Independent Advocacy under the Care Act 2014 Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA) Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA) NHS Complaints Advocacy Independent Advocacy for people affected by the Transforming Care agenda Relevant Person's Paid Representative Services (RPPR) Secure Services Volunteer, peer and citizen advocacy How do I get support from an advocate? To make a referral to the advocacy services in Nottinghamshire, you can download the forms below: NHS Complaints Advocacy referral form Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA) referral form Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA) referral form Care Act Advocacy Referral Form Nottingham & Nottinghamshire 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 456 2370 or email [email protected]. Local Resources Download the Nottinghamshire IMCA leaflet (pdf) Download the Nottinghamshire IMHA leaflet (pdf) Download the Nottinghamshire Care Act Advocacy leaflet (pdf) Download the Nottinghamshire NHS Advocacy leaflet (pdf) Download the Nottinghamshire Independent Advocacy (Transforming Care) leaflet (pdf) Download the Nottinghamshire Independent Advocacy leaflet (pdf) Download the Nottinghamshire RPPR leaflet (pdf) The Nottinghamshire Help Yourself site is a partnership between health, the voluntary sector and Nottinghamshire County Council to bring information and advice together in one central place - so people can find the information they need easily.” In your area East Midlands EmPOhWER Nottingham: empowering people through advocacy POhWER Nottingham are hosting an event to showcase our advocacy services, raise awareness, discuss current health and social care issues and to provide a networking platform for clients, professionals and the wider community. The event will be held on 19th October 2018 at The Pearson Centre in Beeston Nottingham from 9:00am until 3:00pm. Empohwer Nottingham will include 2 workshops, special guest speaker and information stalls. Workshops offered: Empohwerment through the mental health act Empohwerment through self-advocacy Empohwerment though the mental capacity act Empohwerment through a carers assessment Lunch will be provided, there will also be a client presentation and the opportunity to give feedback. Entry is free - Donations are gratefully accepted. Donate by our just giving page: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/empohwernottingham Tickets are available on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/empohwer-nottingham-empowering-people-through-advocacy-tickets-45647358478 Hope to see you there!