GloucestershireSouth 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 Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA) self 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 IMHA Easy Read Leaflet (pdf) Download the Gloucestershire Care Act Easy Read Leaflet (pdf) Download the Gloucestershire IHCAS Easy Read Leaflet (pdf) Download the Gloucestershire Advocacy Poster (pdf) In your area South West England NHS Gloucestershire Care Services Mental Health and Dementia CPD Event POhWER Gloucestershire provided a presentation and an information stand at the NHS Gloucestershire Care Services’ Mental Health and Dementia CPD Event. The day took place at Gloucester Farmers Club on Wednesday 6th June and ran from 9-5pm. The event provided a platform for professionals to develop their understanding of mental health and dementia and share good practice. Workshops and talks took place throughout the day on: • Mindfulness / anxiety management • Aromatherapy workshop • Psychosis / hallucinations / glasses /perceptual disturbances• 5 ways to mental wellbeing / sleep hygiene / activities • Understanding of someone’s life story (Graham Stokes) / case study • Mental Health Inpatient Care • POhWER Advocacy Services Feedback from the hosts was that presentation was well received and positive feedback was provided from the participants.