Tower Hamlets

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Since we have been providing the service in Tower Hamlets, we have supported lots of individuals with a huge variety of needs. The feedback that we receive is overwhelmingly positive. This piece of feedback came directly from the client: "You were really helpful. You listened to what I had to say. You communicated it perfectly to the doctors and they took on board what I said. That helped me to not be sectioned again."

We offer the following services in Tower Hamlets:

  • Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA), including Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS)
  • Relevant Person’s Paid Representative (RPPR), is a service for those people (or Relevant Person) whom have been legally deprived of their liberty under the safeguards (DoLS) set out in Mental Capacity Act 2005, and have no family or friend whom can appropriately act as their representative.
  • Independent Health Complaints Advocacy for people who wish to make a complaint about treatment provided under the NHS. For more information about how our Independent Health Complaints Advocacy Service can help you please see our London Independent Health Complaints Advocacy Service page.

How do I get support from an advocate?

To make a referral to the advocacy services in Tower Hamlets, 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 service in Tower Hamlets, you can download the form below:

If you are not sure whether you can get an independent health complaints 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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