Number of referrals to IMCA (Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy)

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Kate Mercer Training

Dear Nottinghamshire County Council,

Please could you provide the name of the organisation who is commissioned to deliver Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA)?

a) If you hold data on the number of referrals made in 2016/2017 please could you provide information on how many times an IMCA was instructed in each decision:

i. Long term Change of Accommodation
ii. Serious Medical Treatment
iii. Review of the Accommodation decisions
iv. Safeguarding

b) If you hold data on the number of referrals made in 2016/2017, please could you provide information on how many times an IMCA DoLS was instructed within each:

i. 39A DoLS process
ii. 39C DoLS process
iii. 39D DoLS process.

If you hold data on the number of challenges to decisions (formal complaints and applications to Court of Protection) under the MCA made by IMCAs please could you provide these numbers for 2016/2017 as well?

Many thanks for your help,

Yours faithfully,

K. Huijbers

FOI, Nottinghamshire County Council

Dear K. Huijbers

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 – REQUEST FOR INFORMATION (Ref NCC-031513-18)

Thank you for your request for information relating to Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA). Your request was received on 24 May 2018 and we are dealing with it under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

You will receive the information you have requested within 20 working days beginning the day following receipt of your request, unless the Council does not hold the information or there is a reason for it to be withheld. Therefore, you should receive a response by 22 June 2018

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Freedom of Information Act Team
Resources Department
Nottinghamshire County Council

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FOI, Nottinghamshire County Council

Dear K. Huijbers

I am writing to you in reply to your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
request to Nottinghamshire County Council. I have the following
information.

 

a) If you hold data on the number of referrals made in 2016/2017 please
could you provide information on how many times an IMCA (Independent
Mental Capacity Advocacy) was instructed in each decision:

i. Long term Change of Accommodation: 165

ii. Serious Medical Treatment: 78

iii. Review of the Accommodation decisions: 0

iv. Safeguarding: 64

 

b) If you hold data on the number of referrals made in 2016/2017, please
could you provide information on how many times an IMCA DoLS was
instructed within each:

i. 39A DoLS process: 184

ii. 39C DoLS process: 0

iii. 39D DoLS process: 79

 

The number of challenges to decisions (formal complaints and applications
to Court of Protection) under the MCA made by IMCAs

Number of Best interest decisions challenged: 2

 

If you have any queries or concerns then please contact me. Please
remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications.

 

If you are unhappy with the service you have received in relation to your
request and wish to make a complaint or request a review of our decision,
you should write to the Team Manager, Complaints and Information Team,
County Hall, West Bridgford, Nottingham, NG2 7QP or e-mail
[Nottinghamshire County Council request email].

 

Yours sincerely

 

John Allison

Information Officer

Resources

Nottinghamshire County Council

County Hall, West Bridgford, Nottingham NG2 7QP

Telephone: 0115 977 2788 

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FOI, Nottinghamshire County Council

Dear K. Huijbers

Please ignore my earlier e-mail, and see the amended response below,
including the name of the organisation commissioned to provide IMCA.

 

Yours sincerely 

 

John Allison

Information Officer

Resources

Nottinghamshire County Council

County Hall, West Bridgford, Nottingham NG2 7QP

Telephone: 0115 977 2788 

 

 

From: John Allison On Behalf Of FOI
Sent: 04 June 2018 08:49
To: [FOI #487172 email]
Subject: Freedom of Information Act request - ref: NCC-031513-18

 

Dear K. Huijbers

I am writing to you in reply to your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
request to Nottinghamshire County Council. I have the following
information.

 

Please could you provide the name of the organisation who is commissioned
to deliver Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA)?

Pohwer (please note this covers both Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire
County as it is a joint contract. The figures are for both areas.)

 

a) If you hold data on the number of referrals made in 2016/2017 please
could you provide information on how many times an IMCA (Independent
Mental Capacity Advocacy) was instructed in each decision:

i. Long term Change of Accommodation: 165

ii. Serious Medical Treatment: 78

iii. Review of the Accommodation decisions: 0

iv. Safeguarding: 64

 

b) If you hold data on the number of referrals made in 2016/2017, please
could you provide information on how many times an IMCA DoLS was
instructed within each:

i. 39A DoLS process: 184

ii. 39C DoLS process: 0

iii. 39D DoLS process: 79

 

The number of challenges to decisions (formal complaints and applications
to Court of Protection) under the MCA made by IMCAs

Number of Best interest decisions challenged: 2

 

If you have any queries or concerns then please contact me. Please
remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications.

 

If you are unhappy with the service you have received in relation to your
request and wish to make a complaint or request a review of our decision,
you should write to the Team Manager, Complaints and Information Team,
County Hall, West Bridgford, Nottingham, NG2 7QP or e-mail
[1][Nottinghamshire County Council request email].

 

Yours sincerely

 

John Allison

Information Officer

Resources

Nottinghamshire County Council

County Hall, West Bridgford, Nottingham NG2 7QP

Telephone: 0115 977 2788 

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