Advocacy for people with a learning disability or autism

Kate Mercer Training made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Peterborough City Council

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Kate Mercer Training

Dear Peterborough City Council,

We are working on a funded review of advocacy for people with a learning disability and autistic people who are inpatients in mental health, learning disability or autism specialist hospitals.

Part of this review is to find out what advocacy is being commissioned and delivered across England.

We would be very grateful if you could tell us the following information about your local area:

1. Please tell us the name of the organisation/s who is commissioned to deliver the following types of statutory independent advocacy:
1.1 Independent Mental Health Advocacy
1.2 Advocacy under the Care Act
1.3 Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (including DoLS)

2. Please tell us the name of any organisation(s) that you commission to deliver any type of advocacy for the following groups. (This could include self advocacy support, community advocacy, peer advocacy).

2.1 children and young people who have a learning disability or autism in the community (for instance to prevent admission to hospital, or through the C(E)TR process)
2.2 adults who have a learning disability and or autism in the community (for instance to prevent admission to hospital, or through the C(E)TR process)
2.2 children and young people who have a learning disability or autism who are in inpatient settings (informal or formal patients)
2.3 adults who have a learning disability or autism who are in inpatient settings (informal or formal patients)
2.4 where a person is in segregation (or subject to any other restrictive practice)

3. Please tell us the name of any organisation(s) that you commission to deliver any type of advocacy to support parents or carers of children, young people or adults who have a learning disability and or autism.

4. Please tell us how many people with a learning disability and or autism who were detained under the Mental Health Act used the IMHA service between 1st April 2019 and 31st March 2020.

Thank you for your help. This information will be used to inform the review findings and influence decisions on how to improve the impact of advocacy.

Yours faithfully,

Kate Mercer

FOI Team, Peterborough City Council

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FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST – FOI 2110791862      

   

Dear Kate Mercer / K. Huijbers, 

   

Your request for information, with reference number FOI 2110791862 has now
been considered and the information requested is given below.  

  

Request and Response
 

We are working on a funded review of advocacy for people with a learning
disability and autistic people who are inpatients in mental health,
learning disability or autism specialist hospitals.  
Part of this review is to find out what advocacy is being commissioned and
delivered across England. 
We would be very grateful if you could tell us the following information
about your local area: 
 
1.       Please tell us the name of the organisation/s who is commissioned
to deliver the following types of statutory independent advocacy: 
1.1     Independent Mental Health Advocacy 
1.2     Advocacy under the Care Act 
1.3     Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (including DoLS) 
 

Voiceability 
 
2.      Please tell us the name of any organisation(s) that you commission
to deliver any type of advocacy for the following groups. (This could
include self advocacy support, community advocacy, peer advocacy).  
 
2.1     children and young people who have a learning disability or autism
in the community (for instance to prevent admission to hospital, or
through the C(E)TR process) 
2.2     adults who have a learning disability and or autism in the
community (for instance to prevent admission to hospital, or through the
C(E)TR process) 
2.2     children and young people who have a learning disability or autism
who are in inpatient settings (informal or formal patients) 
2.3     adults who have a learning disability or autism who are in
inpatient settings (informal or formal patients) 
2.4     where a person is in segregation (or subject to any other
restrictive practice) 
 

Voiceability who then subcontract with NYAS and Cambridgeshire Deaf
Association. 
 
3.      Please tell us the name of any organisation(s) that you commission
to deliver any type of advocacy to support parents or carers of children,
young people or adults who have a learning disability and or autism.
 

Voiceability support eligible parents at Child Protection Conferences,
Reviews and relevant Core Groups. They also hold online drop in sessions
for parents of children age 14+ with high support needs. 
 
4.       Please tell us how many people with a learning disability and or
autism who were detained under the Mental Health Act used the IMHA service
between 1st April 2019 and 31st March 2020. 
  

PCC does not hold the information for this question.  The information is
held by CPFT (Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust).   

A link that you might find useful is provided below:  

[1]https://www.cpft.nhs.uk/freedom-of-infor...

 

Thank you for your help. This information will be used to inform the
review findings and influence decisions on how to improve the impact of
advocacy. 

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