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1 Working together to help everyone affected by severe mental illness recover a better quality of life The role and experience of the Independent Mental Capacity Advocate (IMCA ) Ken Hawkins, Service Manager Norfolk IMCA service

2 www.rethink.org SCOPE OF PRESENTATION To present information about the service during the first year from inception in April 2007 Statistics relate to 214 referrals made during the year 2008-09 statistics to date do not show any significant differences 2

3 www.rethink.org AGE RANGE 3

4 www.rethink.org GENDER 4

5 www.rethink.org LOCATION 5

6 www.rethink.org DECISION TO BE MADE 6

7 www.rethink.org SMT DECISIONS 7

8 www.rethink.org ACCOMMODATION DECISIONS 8

9 www.rethink.org IMPAIRMENT 9

10 www.rethink.org TIME SPENT BY IMCA 10

11 www.rethink.org ISSUES Sources of referral Prisons Appropriate to consult Assessment of capacity 11

12 www.rethink.org MORE INFORMATION For further information, contact IMCA Norfolk at 52 Magdalen Road, Norwich NR3 4AQ 01603 485028 imcanorfolk@rethink.org Charts in this presentation are taken from our Annual Report 2007-08, available at http://www.norfolk.gov.uk/consumption/groups/publi c/documents/article/ncc059622.pdf 12


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