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POhWER has worked in Hammersmith & Fulham since 2006. Last year we provided advocacy support to almost 90 Hammersmith & Fulham residents.
To make a referral to the advocacy services in Hammersmith and Fulham, you can download the forms below:
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].
To make a referral to the Independent Health Complaints Advocacy services in Hammersmith and Fulham, you can download the form below:
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 0203 553 5960 or email [email protected].
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Ethel was admitted into a nursing home following an a lengthy spell in hospital. Ethel couldn’t get around due to problems with her hip and following a previous fracture after a fall in her home.
Ethel is also diagnosed with dementia but refuses to accept the diagnosis. The Local Authority moved Ethel to a nursing home but did not identify a DOL would be required, nor did the Managing Authority apply for a DOL until almost a year after Ethel had been at the home. Ethel does not want to stay at the home but wants to return back to her flat, and has continued to request to return back home. A RPPR was appointed once Ethel was placed under a DoL and went to visit her to find out her views.
Read how the RPPR ensured that Ethel’s rights under the Mental Capacity Act were upheld and provided independent representation.